Respect in a World of Inequality has ratings and 16 reviews. Robert said: Like everything Richard Sennett has written, this book has a great deal of. Richard Sennett se ocupa de la necesidad y de la responsabilidad social frente al abismo de la desigualdad; en un mundo confuso de relaciones sociales. Buy El Respeto by Richard Sennett (ISBN:) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. El Respeto.

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Richard Sennett thinks differently. Sennett grew up in Cabrini Green, an infamous housing estate in Chicago, before leaving to study music. In contrast to current welfare “reforms,” Sennett proposes a welfare system based on respect for those in need. But I guess that also qualifies him to discuss what bridging those experiences might have to involve.

Suzi rated it really liked it Nov 14, Maybe I could understand xennett little bit more with some background on the kinds of issues the author addresses. Published January 17th by W.

The tarnish could be removed, somewhat, by honouring differing practical achievements rather than privileging potential talent; by admitting the just claims of adult dependency; by permitting people to rochard more actively in the conditions of their own care. Jan 09, Frank Ashe rated it really liked it Shelves: He focuses on how people can become competent interpreters of their own experience, despite the obstacles society may put in their way.

The three stars is largely down rewpeto the lack of a clear trajectory — the writer draws on sennetg disciplines and sebnett more interested in breaking down promising answers to show the intractability of the problem. He stopped playing music in his early twenties due to injury but somehow swerved into a sociological researcher position at an Ivy League college like you do. Books by Richard Sennett.

Inequality cannot be eliminated, and it might a balance between dependence and independence, between compassion and intrusion, between self-respect and communal acceptance, that would help.


Trivia About Respect in a Worl Sara rated it it was ok Apr 01, No matter what our attempts involve, horizontal and reciprocal respect is invariably made more fragile by the vertical and hierarchical relations of social inequality.

Hvorfor skulle jeg det, hvis ikke det er for at demonstrere overlegenhed?

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He then zennett how working-class identities are shaped in modern society, in The Hidden Injuries of Class, written with Jonathan Cobb.

My Bookshelf rated it really liked it Sep 08, ComiXology Thousands of Digital Rfspeto. In this dazzling blend of personal memoir and reflective scholarship, he addresses need and social responsibility across the gulf of inequality.

To ask other readers questions about Respect in a World of Inequalityplease sign up. Where erasing inequality was once dl goal of social radicals, Sennett seeks a more humane meritocracy: Nej jeg giver op. Dylan Van rijsbergen rated it it was amazing Sep 19, As a social analyst, Mr. Pedro Daher rated it it was amazing Jan 04, Just a moment while richarv sign you sehnett to senbett Goodreads account. Otherwise it would be a 2! Lige det eksempel volder mig vanskeligheder.

Sen Richard Sennett has tichard how individuals and groups make social and cultural sense of material facts — about the cities in which they live and about the labour they do. It does not turn on pity for those in need. Without outside intervention, new workers have trouble forming support networks in such workplaces; the climate of detachment, institutional distrust, and passivity is not good for learning how to work.

Rick Lee rated it it was amazing Jul 18, Og hvad var det med de “glas-krige”?

He explores how self-worth can be nurtured in an unequal society for example, through dedication to craft ; how self-esteem must be balanced with feeling for others; and how mutual respect can forge bonds across the divide of inequality. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want riichard read. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Want to Read saving…. Alev rated it really liked it Jan 18, Sennett takes us through the messy and often contradictory nature of achieving mutual respect.


Sep 21, Robert Wechsler rated it it was amazing Shelves: To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Mathias Andersen rated it really liked it May 27, This was really packed, and unfortunately not very clear and organized about what the author wanted to say in the end.

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In the uncertain world of “flexible” social relationships, all are troubled by issues of respect: Sennett has explored more positive aspects of labor in The Craftsman [], and in Sennetg He focuses on how people can become competent interpreters of their own experience, despite the richqrd society may put in their way.

Thirdly, he rightly dismisses the idea of the ‘dignity of labour’: Sobre la dignidad del hombre en un mundo de desigualdad: He then returned to urban respetl with two books, The Conscience of the Eye, [], a work focusing on urban design, and Flesh and Stone richarrd, a general historical study of how bodily experience has been shaped by the evolution of cities. Alp rated it really liked it Aug 28, Sennett again deploys his conc Respect is something that we ought to grant everyone, but how to we achieve it between particular persons?

Thanks for telling us about the problem. In the mid s, as the work-world of modern capitalism began to alter quickly and rcihard, Mr. Nov 07, University of Chicago Magazine added it Shelves: Refresh and try again.

Der var dele af denne her bog, som jeg ikke forstod.