Putnam argues that as people retreated within their homes and general social participation declined so too did voting.
The survey found that participation in 11 artistic or craft activities had declined 3 percent since 1984.
They do not say, however, that working hours have increased as participation has declined.
Some were still ecclesiastical, although, as we have seen, the direct participation of the Church was rapidly declining.
After that, the Army's participation in nuclear power plant research and development efforts steadily declined and eventually stopped altogether.
Hispanic students' participation also declined, but not so severely as that of blacks.
The biggest drop occurring over the period from 2007 to 2011 where participation declined from 66% to 64.1%.
Studies show that participation in all types of physical activity declines strikingly as age or grade in school increases.
But with the Meath team dropping out of the league competition due to too few players and other teams combining together, participation has declined.
Labor-force participation of Puerto Ricans has actually declined over a 20-year period.