Richard Sennett

Richard Sennett

Richard Sennett is the Centennial Professor of Sociology at the London School of Economics and University Professor of the Humanities at New York University. Sennett is probably best known for his studies of social ties in cities, and the effects of urban living on individuals in the modern world. Wikipedia*

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Richard Sennett has three videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1999 Speech. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2004 with an average of 129 views per program.

Appearances by Title:c. January 13, 1999 - Present Professor, New York University Videos: 3

Recent Appearances

  • <em>Respect in a World of Inequality</em>

    Respect in a World of Inequality

    Mr. Sennett talked about his book, Respect in a World of Inequality, published by W.W. Norton and Company. In the book, the…

  • Globalization, Culture and Civilization

    Globalization, Culture and Civilization

    Participants talked about economic progress in a global economy and potential effects on various cultures. Among the issues…

  • The New Work Ethic

    The New Work Ethic

    Professor Sennett spoke about how the global economy had changed the nature and tasks of the labor force and how these…

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