Palaces for the people : how social infrastructure can help fight inequality, polarization, and the decline of civic life (Book, 2019) [WorldCat.org]
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Palaces for the people : how social infrastructure can help fight inequality, polarization, and the decline of civic life

Author: Eric Klinenberg
Publisher: New York : Broadway Books, cop. 2019.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Klinenberg makes the provocative case that the future of democratic societies rests not only on shared values but also on shared "social infrastructure." He shows how the libraries, childcare centers, bookstores, coffee shops, pools, and parks can promote crucial, sometimes life-saving connections between people who might otherwise fail to find common cause.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eric Klinenberg
ISBN: 9781524761172 1524761176 9781524761165 1524761168
OCLC Number: 1130791723
Description: 293 str. : ilustr. ; 21 cm.
Responsibility: Eric Klinenberg.

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Klinenberg makes the provocative case that the future of democratic societies rests not only on shared values but also on shared "social infrastructure." He shows how the libraries, childcare centers, bookstores, coffee shops, pools, and parks can promote crucial, sometimes life-saving connections between people who might otherwise fail to find common cause.

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