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Building and Dwelling: Ethics for the City, Sennett,  Richard
Building and Dwelling: Ethics for the City
Richard Sennett

Paperback $22.99 - Penguin UK
Philosophy, Politics & Current Affairs - Published: 5/Mar/2019 - ISBN: 9780141022116

Tracing the relation between how cities are built and how people live in them, Sennett takes us on a tour to show how the 'closed city' - segregated, regimented, and controlled has spread from the global North to the global South. As an alternative, he argues for the 'open city,' where citizens actively hash out their differences and planners experiment with urban forms that make it easier for residents to cope. Rethinking the work of Jane Jacobs, Lewis Mumford and others, Sennett offers a bold and original vision for the future of cities. 

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