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The Corrosion of Character

The Personal Consequences of Work in the New Capitalism

by Richard Sennett

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Published by W. W. Norton & Company .
Written in English


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Number of Pages176
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Open LibraryOL7457164M
ISBN 100393319873
ISBN 109780393319873

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"A devastating and wholly necessary book."—Studs Terkel, author of Working In The Corrosion of Character, Richard Sennett, "among the country's most distinguished thinkers has concentrated into pages a profoundly affecting argument" (Business Week) that draws on interviews with dismissed IBM executives, bakers, a bartender turned.

Book review: The corrosion of character Decem Alexander Leave a comment I disagree with almost everything in Richard Sennett’s book The corrosion of character, and I still think it’s hugely important and very much worth reading.

Workplace flexibility is the topic of Richard The Corrosion of Character book new book, “The Corrosion of Character: The Personal Consequences of Work in the New Capitalism,” his latest analysis of class, work, and social relations. Sennett seeks to remind us that stability—currently so maligned by business writers and consultants--has distinct benefits for individuals and society.

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I suppose all big cities have oases like this. I saw the same regulars for an entire genera­ tion, and made endless conversation with them, without ever making friends.

Though in fact a solid, no-nonsense New Yorker, Rose looked and sounded like the "character" that people in New. The roots of a modern tragedy are exposed.

Today’s workplace is not what it once was. Gone are the days of corporate loyalty and rewarding seniority found in the immediate post-WWII work environment.

Today the rapidity of change impedes attempts to even describe the contemporary norm, and when dynamism becomes normal, Sennett (Flesh and Stone,etc.; Sociology/New York Univ.) worries.

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