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The Lonely Century: How to Restore Human Connection in a World That's Pulling Apart

Author: Noreena Hertz.

The Lonely Century: How to Restore Human Connection in a World That's Pulling Apart

Author: Noreena Hertz.

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Item #: D32293
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 384
Publication Date: 2021
Publisher: Currency
ISBN: 9780593135839
Even before a global pandemic introduced us to terms like "social distancing," the fabric of community was unraveling. The cause, Noreena Hertz argues here, is loneliness, caused by technology but also the radical reorganization of the workplace, the mass migration to cities, and decades of policies that have placed self-interest above the collective good. O... More
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Even before a global pandemic introduced us to terms like "social distancing," the fabric of community was unraveling. The cause, Noreena Hertz argues here, is loneliness, caused by technology but also the radical reorganization of the workplace, the mass migration to cities, and decades of policies that have placed self-interest above the collective good. Offering solutions, Hertz travels from a "how to read a face" class at an Ivy League university to a Japanese nursing home where residents are knitting bonnets for their robot caregivers.


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