Palaces for the people: how social infrastructure can help fight inequality, polarization, and the decline of civic life

By Eric Klinenberg

Palaces for the people: how social infrastructure can help fight inequality, polarization, and the decline of civic life by Eric Klinenberg
Added November 7, 2018

An eminent sociologist--and coauthor, with Aziz Ansari, of the #1 New York Times bestseller Modern Romance--makes the provocative case that the future of democratic societies rests not only on shared values but also on shared "social infrastructure": the libraries, childcare centers, bookstores, coffee shops, pools, and parks that promote crucial, sometimes life-saving connections between people who might otherwise fail to find common cause. –Summary provided by publisher

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