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Carl M. Sapers Ethics in Practice Lecture: Eric Klinenberg

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Nov 03 2021
Carl M. Sapers Ethics in Practice Lecture: Eric Klinenberg

The future of democratic societies rests not simply on shared values but on shared spaces: the libraries, childcare centers, and parks where crucial connections are formed.

The future of democratic societies rests not simply on shared values but on shared spaces: the libraries, childcare centers, and parks where crucial connections are formed. Drawing on extensive sociological research, Klinenberg claims that “social infrastructure,” which he defines as the physical spaces that shape our interactions, plays an essential but unappreciated role in modern societies, generating inequalities in health, education, crime, climate vulnerability, and social networks.

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The GSD's Fall 2021 Public Programs are all virtual and require registration.

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