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

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[2018]
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"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"--
"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"--
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subject_facetCity planning -- United States
Equality -- United States
Infrastructure (Economics) -- United States
Quality of life -- United States
title_displayPalaces for the people : how social infrastructure can help fight inequality, polarization, and the decline of civic life
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Equality
Infrastructure (Economics)
Quality of life