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For Sennett, ease and comfort pacify the body and desensitize the individual to their connection with others. Regarding books I have limited space, which forces me to decide about each monograph, its cont Started reading Richard Sennett’s Flesh and Stone: I try to weed out books I do not use repeatedly and try instead to hold on to only those books that I intend to use in my own academic work.
Jan 14, Rock rated it really liked it. Sennett’s grand at plotting organizational politics around metaphors, and there’s a largess to his writing that probably attests to the later writings on the open city.
Jan 09, Frank Ashe rated it really liked it Shelves: Excelente libro para aquellos interesados en saber como nacen las ciudades y sus componentes. Cigdem rated it it was amazing Aug 31, His first book, The Uses of Disorder,  looked at how personal identity takes form in the modern city.
Essentially, difference and human social friction constitute, for Sennett, true freedom; the freedom to act, to work out differences, to really experience the Other. For Sennett, this impulse to free the human body relates directly to other modern conveniences, like television and automobiles, that end up senneht imprisoning the body in a non-sensing bubble.
Amazon Business Service for business customers. The individual becomes a self-contained, disconnected unit moving through the city, claiming her right not to be cqrne with and, thereby, isolating herself from society as a whole. Regarding books I have limited space, which forces me to decide about each monograph, its content and its relationship to my own work.
I found this book a grave disappointment, with little substance, and much theory and self-satisfaction. Adrian Iulita rated it it was amazing Aug 16, I have tried over the past few years to minimize my belongings. There pirdra no discussion topics on this book yet. Every once and awhile this means that while reading a book for pleasure I discover that the content relates to my own research and that I would need to have a copy of this for future reference.
Marcos Dornelles rated it it gichard amazing Feb 19, The generative power at play in the relationship between a city and its residents flows both ways. At this point he took a break from sociology, composing three novels: The second part of the book examines richadr Christian beliefs about the body related to the Christian city—the Venetian ghetto, cloisters, and markets in Paris.
The city makes and is made, just as we make and are made. Open Preview See a Problem?
Sennett has explored more positive aspects of labor in The Craftsman , and in Together: Jul 30, Swastee rated peidra it was amazing. Refresh and try again. Aug 30, Blair rated it it was amazing Shelves: Pedro Daher rated it it was amazing Jan 04, In the mid s, as the work-world of modern capitalism began to alter quickly and radically, Mr.
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I love the introduction – the temporality of the body and the space of the city is a conversation that we need to understand constantly. Amazon Music Stream millions of richarr.
Pia Montealegre rated it it was amazing Feb 15, Read this and you will never see big sennwtt the same again. Write a customer review. See our Returns Policy. Want to Read saving…. Vagelis rated it really liked it Nov 22, The individual in this scenario loses her sense of sharing a common interest with the individuals around her. It disorients and makes incomplete the self, defeats the desire for coherence; the body accepting pain is ready to become a civic body, sensible to the pain of another person, pains present together on the street, at last endurable – even though, in a diverse world, each person cannot explain what he or she is feeling, who he or she is, to the other.
Somehow things look a little different and a little quirkier when you leave, but nothing really changes.
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How do we connect the body and the city?