The uses of disorder: personal identity & city life

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Alfred A. Knopf, 1970 - Social Science - 198 pages
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User Review  - John E. Branch Jr. - Goodreads

To put it simply, Richard Sennett in this book argues that cities are good for people precisely because of the unexpected encounters that tend to happen in cities. To put it another way, Sennett ... Read full review

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User Review  - David - Goodreads

It's difficult to believe that Sennett published this book when he was just 27-years-old. The book, written during the aftermath of the urban race riots that followed the assassination of Martin ... Read full review

Contents

chapter one Purified Identity
3
two The Myth of a Purified Community
27
three How Cities Bring the Myth to Life
50
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