Richard Sennett


Richard Sennett

Richard Sennett (born Chicago, 1 January 1943) is the Centennial Professor of Sociology at the London School of Economics, the Bemis Adjunct Professor of Sociology at MIT and 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. Sennett is married to sociologist and economist Saskia Sassen.

Sennett has been a Fellow of The Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, and was elected as a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature. Sennett is the founding director of the New York Institute for the Humanities.

In 2006 he was the winner of the Hegel Prize awarded by the German city of Stuttgart [http://www.lse.ac.uk/collections/pressAndInformationOffice/newsAndEvents/archives/2006/RichardSennett_HegelPrize.htm] .

Selected works

*"The Craftsman", Allen Lane (2008), ISBN 978-0713998733
*"The Culture of the New Capitalism", Yale (2006), ISBN 0300119925
*"Respect in a World of Inequality", Penguin (2003), ISBN 0393325377
*"The Corrosion of Character, The Personal Consequences Of Work In the New Capitalism", Norton (1998), ISBN 0393319873
*"Flesh and Stone: The Body And The City In Western Civilization", Norton (1994), ISBN 0393313913
*"The Conscience of the Eye: The design and social life of cities", Faber and Faber (1991), ISBN 0393308782
*"Authority" (1980), ISBN 0571161898
*"The Fall of Public Man", Knopf (1977), ISBN 0141007575
*"The Hidden Injuries of Class", with Jonathan Cobb, Knopf (1972), ISBN 039331085X
*"The Uses of Disorder: Personal Identity & City Life" (1970), ISBN 0393309096
*"Families Against the City: Middle Class Homes of Industrial Chicago, 1872-1890", Harvard (1970), ISBN 067429226X
*"Classic Essays On The Culture Of Cities", editor (1969), ISBN 013135194X
*"Nineteenth Century Cities: Essays In The New Urban History", coauthor, Yale (1969)

Fiction
*"Palais-Royal" (1986), ISBN 0393312518
*"An Evening of Brahms" (1984)
*"The Frog Who Dared to Croak" (1982), ISBN 0374158843

External links

* [http://www.lse.ac.uk/collections/sociology/whoswho/sennett.htm LSE faculty profile]
* [http://www.guardian.co.uk/saturday_review/story/0,3605,432557,00.html Guardian: Richard Sennett]
* [http://www.spiked-online.com/index.php?/site/article/519/ Article (09/2005)]
* [http://mondediplo.com/2001/02/16cities Article (02/2001)]
* [http://politics.guardian.co.uk/labour/story/0,9061,1686247,00.html Interview (01/2006)]
* [http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/factual/thinkingallowed/thinkingallowed_20060118.shtml BBC (01/2006)]
* [http://education.guardian.co.uk/higher/comment/story/0,,2153120,00.html Guantánamo in Germany] (with Saskia Sassen) in The Guardian, 21 August 2007 (concerning arrest of German sociologist charged of being "mastermind" of the Militante gruppe)

* [http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/factual/thinkingallowed/thinkingallowed_20080206.shtml Discussion on Craft and skills]
* [http://www.nytimes.com/2008/04/06/books/review/Hyde-t.html?_r=1&8bu&emc=bua2&oref=slogin NewYork Times Book Review (April 6, 2008)]


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