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On Suicide
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|June 26, 2007

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The landmark investigation into suicide and society—now in a new translation Émile Durkheim, one of the fathers of modern sociology, was the first to suggest that suicide might be as much a response to society as an act of individual despair. When he…
The Craftsman
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|March 31, 2009

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Craftsmanship, says Richard Sennett, names the basic human impulse to do a job well for its own sake, and good craftsmanship involves developing skills and focusing on the work rather than ourselves. The computer programmer, the doctor, the artist, and even the…
Building And Dwelling: Ethics For The City
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|April 23, 2019

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A preeminent thinker redefines the meaning of city life and charts a way forward Building and Dwelling is the definitive statement on cities by the renowned public intellectual Richard Sennett. In this sweeping work, he traces the anguished relation between how…
The Empire of Fashion: Dressing Modern Democracy
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|July 21, 2002

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In a book full of playful irony and striking insights, the controversial social philosopher Gilles Lipovetsky draws on the history of fashion to demonstrate that the modern cult of appearance and superficiality actually serves the common good. Focusing on…
Hidden Injuries Of Class
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|September 20, 1993

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The authors conclude that in the games of hierarchical respect, no class can emerge the victor; and that true egalitarianism can be achieved only by rediscovering diverse concepts of human dignity. Examining personal feelings in terms of a totality of human…
Flesh And Stone
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|March 28, 1996

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Flesh and Stone is a new history of the city in Western civilization, one that tells the story of urban life through bodily experience. It is a story of the deepest parts of life - how women and men moved in public and private spaces, what they saw and heard, the…
Garden Cities in Theory and Practice: Being an Amplification of a Paper of the Potentialities of…

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This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will…
Together: The Rituals, Pleasures And Politics Of Cooperation

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Living with people who differ—racially, ethnically, religiously, or economically—is the most urgent challenge facing civil society today. We tend socially to avoid engaging with people unlike ourselves, and modern politics encourages the politics of…
Respect In A World Of Inequality
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|December 30, 2003

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As various forms of social welfare were dismantled though the last decade of the twentieth century, many thinkers argued that human well-being was best served by a focus on potential, not need. Richard Sennett thinks differently. In this dazzling blend of…
Corrosion Of Character: The Personal Consequences Of Work In The New Capitalism

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A Business Week Best Book of the Year.... "A devastating and wholly necessary book."—Studs Terkel, author of Working In The Corrosion of Character , Richard Sennett, "among the country's most distinguished thinkers . . . has concentrated into 176…
Uses Of Disorder
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|September 1, 1992

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Sennett's compelling proposal for a city that can incorporate creative anarchy to goose its adults into expressive community was originally published in 1970 by Knopf. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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