“Together: The Rituals, Pleasures and Politics of Cooperation” with Richard Sennett

3/12/2012; 57 minutes

New York University sociologist and historian Richard Sennett addresses the phenomenon of why people tend to avoid engaging with others who are different, leading to a modern politics of the tribe rather than the city. In this thought-provoking talk, Sennett offers ideas on what might be done to encourage people to live with others who are racially, ethnically, religiously or economically unlike themselves. (#23304)

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