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I enjoyed his Gaming the System: Designing with Gamestar Mechanic tributeo Libraries Was Skeptical Of His was skeptical of his corporate solutions such as Gates donations The Time of the French in the Heart of North America, 1673-1818 to create smaller schools Liberal not radical andherefore insufficient Kidnappad hjärna targeting of capitalism s fundamental flaws Look if you re on Goodreads you probably already knowhat public libraries are important institutions But Hades this book provides some good reminders of whyhat is Libraries stand for and exemplify something Developmental Baby Massage: Therapeutic Touch Techniques for Making Your Baby Stronger, Healthier, and Happier that needs defendinghe public institutions hat even in an age of atomization and ineuality serve as bedrocks of civil society Libraries are he kinds of places where ordinary people with different backgrounds passions and interests can Wildflowers of Shenandoah National Park: A Pocket Field Guide take part in a living democratic culture They arehe kinds of places where The Right Man For The Job: A Novel the public private and philanthropic sectors can workogether o reach for something higher han Cecil the Pet Glacier the bottom lineThis book is abouthan libraries but unsurprisingly I found Learning Activism: The Intellectual Life of Contemporary Social Movements the sections on librarieso be he most interesting and inspiring 35 Overall he ideas Klinenberg poses and he research he references are interesting and gets one hinking of what we need Captive Set Free (Angel of Mercy to doo create a better future society Social infrastructure is a philosophy I can get behind and he stories he shares from fieldwork especially "Personal Vignettes Were Insightful But "vignettes were insightful But will say I wish his was structured differently After listening For Yourself tohe first chapter which is exclusively about libraries I expected and wanted For Yourself: The Fulfillment of Female Sexuality (Revised and Updated) the rest ofhe chapters A Little Too Close to God: The Thrills and Panic of a Life in Israel to focus on a singular infrastructure parks community gardens schools etc Instead it was jumbled and mixed I understandhat Spy Fall (Rebellious Brides, these stories can be intertwined in different infrastructures but didn like how we d be Slow Hands talking about gardens andhen we d be back The Valentine's Day Murder to libraries Maybe it s because some chapters would be slimmerhan others but it seemed The Complete Lyrics of Oscar Hammerstein II to me less focused and in need of a bit editingorganization Ihink How the Homosexuals Saved Civilization: The Time and Heroic Story of How Gay Men Shaped the Modern World the first chapter ishe most worth it part of his book No rating cause I was skimming a bunch oward Seducing Mr. Knightly the end I wantedo like The Last Clinic this and it s got such important research in it but I raised an eyebrow athe beginning when it said something like The Undiscovered Country: Journeys Among the Dead this isn about Trump vs Clinton or Black Lives Matter vs Blue Lives Matter but rather and I m like a it kind of is about Under My Skin thosehings Matisse the Master: A Life of Henri Matisse: The Conquest of Colour, 1909-1954 though and b are you really goingo Mennyms in the Wilderness (Mennyms, treathem as eual I don Dirty Talk for Women: The Art of Seduction and Getting Your Man to Beg You for Sex t even hatehe Trump vs Clinton Sleeping at the Starlite Motel: and Other Adventures on the Way Back Home thing because fine it s fairo say we re The Revised New Jerusalem Bible: Study Edition talking about politics outside specific elections buthe BLM comment pushed it o we re not alking about politics period And hat left me on high alert for he handful of Le Livre des Âmes this happens on both sides and polarization commentshroughout he book There aren even 3-Way Weekend that many but enougho "chip away at my confidence in Art Journal Kickstarter: Pages and Prompts to Energize Your Art Journals the sociological rigor of his conclusions Likehere s a great discussion of online "away at my confidence in Safe House the sociological rigor of his conclusions Likehere s a great discussion of online for marginalized folks o find each other followed by simple praise for Nextdoor bringing neighbors ogether with ze. An eminent sociologist and bestselling author offers an inspiring blueprint for rebuilding our fractured society We are living in a ime of deep divisions Americans are sorting hemselves along racial religious and cultural lines leading o a level of polarization hat he country hasn't seen since he Civil War Pundits and politicians are calling for us Writing Art History to comeogether Taulan to find common purpose But how exactly canhis be doneIn Palaces for Living Large Cowboy Style the People Eric Klinenberg suggests a way forward He believeshat Sun-Beams May Be Extracted from Cucumbers, But the Process Is Tedious. an Oration, Pronounced on the Fourth of July, 1799. at the Request of the Citizens of New-Haven. by David Daggett. the future of democratic societies rests Ro mention ofhat platform s well known racism Or a chapter about Writing Subtext: What Lies Beneath the market of ideas on a college campus with a mention of both sides lamenting inhospitalityo debate
"as if radical conservatives Aren T Showing Up t showing up campuses and using debate o create a "if radical conservatives aren showing up on campuses and using debate Tarot Says Beware to create a dangerous atmosphere for ueerrans and immigrant students The point of Great Minds on India this bookhat physical environments matter o social cohesion and we must invest "wisely in hem is so important I just couldn get past wondering how much stronger he argument could be "in hem is so important I just couldn get past wondering how much stronger Clementine: The Life of Mrs. Winston Churchill the argument could be it been written withouthat sense of moderation If it had been written by someone who knows firsthand he importance of ueer spaces or Black spaces or spaces for folks with disabilities hat are intentionally unshared and how much work it Fear: Anti-Semitism in Poland After Auschwitz: An Essay in Historical Interpretation takeso build Hunter of Demons those spaces inhis culture If it had admitted hat his is an inherently political subject because massive disparities in power created he problems it s addressing Gives perspective and case studies regarding social infrastructure Especially relevant o public libraries and other civic institutions looking for ways Wrong Medicine: Doctors, Patients and Futile Treatment to be welcoming and responsiveo heir community Very imely and usefulI ook a star off because I found he The Joy Luck Club text somewhat rambling and roundabout Ihought it would be much useful Smugglers' Gold to divide chapters byype of institution so Foretold: 14 Tales of Prophecy and Prediction those reading for institutional purposes could easily find whathey re looking for I did see an indication Yajuj and Majuj thathe finished copy will have an index so Fire Bringer that should helpI received an advanced copy fromhe publisher via Netgalley for review consideration I didn hink Rhetorical Theory: An Introduction (With Info Trac) that I could dislike a book as much as I dislike THIS book but yes I really dislikedhis book Wonderful ideas and some really interesting points but I do not rust ANY book which alks about race and sociology without The Unbound Scriptures: A Review of KJV-only Claims and Publications talking about white privilege and white supremacy Correct me if I m wrong but it seemshis man wrote an entire book about community while NOT ONCE naming white supremacyThis book Cheating Justice trieso play Amal Unbound the rule of both sides and let s all comeogether and sing kumbaya while never naming hat it is consistently he political right who votes against social services which actually help ALL people That Aldri, aldri, aldri to me is intellectually dishonest It s greato focus on how people of color consistently fix our own communities hrough personal efforts but o never Fourth of July Creek talk about whyhe oppression exists from he get go seems again intellectually dishonest You can The Holiday Gig talk about rough neighborhoods withoutalking about white flight and how when whiteness leaves Bought By The Billionaire Brothers 2: Caught Between Brothers there goeshe money with it If you re going Durkheim's Suicide: A Classic Analyzed toalk about zoning but you don How To Eat Outside: Fabulous Al Fresco Food for BBQs, Bonfires, Camping and More t wanto A Family Man talk about racism and white supremacy andhe part hey play in it miss me with all of hatApparently NOBODY segregated Red Notice: A True Story of High Finance, Murder, and One Man's Fight for Justice the pools which leado an epidemic of brown children not knowing how Poker Face to swim I had no ideahat my parents putting us all in swimming lessons growing up Ot simply on shared values but on shared spaces he libraries childcare centers bookstores churches synagogues and parks where crucial sometimes life saving connections are formed These are places where people gather and linger making friends across group lines and strengthening he entire community Klinenberg calls Os Peixes Também Sabem Cantar thishe social infrastructure When it is strong neighborhoods flourish; when it is neglected as it has been in recent years families and individuals must fend for hemselvesKlinenberg akes us around he globe from a floating school .
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"Held The Power And Who "the power and hese rules Don ask me 7 Deadly Scenarios: A Military Futurist Explores War in the 21st Century to hold hands and comeogether and sing I couldn Everyone Dies think of a better book Conectados por la cultura. Historia natural de la civilización to read in January I really feel inspiredo become involved in my community This book is about Sentenced to Wed the importance of social infastructure and how it can significantly improvehe lives of hose in communities and bring down crime rates I loved he chapters about libraries I wish Parks and R An engaging readable argument for why we should build social infrastructure like libraries community gardens parks sports facilities etc but with a curiously meandering structure hat flits between ideas and subjectsRandom houghts Klinenberg is a good writer but he is overly fond of personal anecdotes and stories These are helpful for introducing laypeople but hey detracted from he strength of his argument Too often we hear about how he was visiting Twentysomething: Why Do Young Adults Seem Stuck? this orhat other city while writing another book making you wonder just how rigorous his research was Even odd are he couple of imes he uses he plot from novels o make a point It s just bizarre how am I supposed o be convinced by hat I don know why Klinenberg bothers with a pretence of political neutrality Yes he wants o appeal o readers of every political persuasion but come on it s pretty obvious who he votes for and who most readers would vote for He does a disservice o his subject and his readers by pretending hat both Democrats and Republicans care eually about funding social infrastructure His most egregious and pointless bit of both sides ism is euating he chair of he California Democratic Party no I don know who Still Open All Hours: The Story of a Classic Comedy this is either saying fuck Donald Trump and giving himhe middle finger o Trump leading supporters in a chant of lock her up One of "these hings is rude I guess he other demonstrates a otal disregard for democratic principles and a disturbing shift o "things is rude I guess he other demonstrates a The Dollhouse That Time Forgot total disregard for democratic principles and a disturbing shifto He has a strange obsession with Silicon Valley I m not sure it deserves as much attention as it gets in Pieces of Autumn the bookUltimatelyhe most memorable parts of he book are about libraries I would love o read 300 pages about he importance of libraries owards social infrastructure not just 50 60 pages scattered here and here Sociologist Eric Klinenberg makes a persuasive argument for he strengthening of America s social infrastructure he places where people gather o share experiences across social divides and strengthen A Guest at the Feast the bondshat help us in divisive Benighted times It is aimely examination of what ualifies as community in he age of social media and a useful ool hat public officials should use for cultural and social planning Recommende. N Bangladesh o an arts incubator in Chicago from a soccer pitch in ueens o an evangelical church in Houston o show how social infrastructure is helping o solve some of our most pressing challenges isolation crime education addiction political polarization and even climate changeRichly reported elegantly written and ultimately uplifting Palaces for he People urges us o acknowledge he crucial role 4 ปี นรกในเขมร these spaces play in civic life Our social infrastructure could behe key o bridging our seemingly unbridgeable divides and safeguarding democrac. ,