Eric Klinenberg

The Sociology of Connection

Eric Klinenberg

Talk: The Sociology of Connection

Eric leads us through some of the research that underpins his two recent books, "Modern Romance" and "Going Solo." Eric Klinenberg is professor of sociology and director of the Institute for Public Knowledge at New York University, as well as research director of the federal government’s Rebuild by Design competition. He is the author of Going Solo: The Extraordinary Rise and Surprising Appeal of Living Alone (Penguin, 2013), Fighting for Air (Holt, 2008), Heat Wave: A Social Autopsy of Disaster in Chicago (Chicago, 2nd ed., 2015), and, with Aziz Ansari, of Modern Romance (Penguin, 2015). He is also the editor of Climate Change and the Future of Cities (Duke, 2016)."

Eric Klinenberg

Eric Klinenberg is Professor of Sociology and Director of the Institute for Public Knowledge at New York University. He is the author of Going Solo: The Extraordinary Rise and Surprising Appeal of Living Alone (The Penguin Press, 2012) and other works. He is also the author of scholarly work and journal articles in sociology.

Modern Romance

In Modern Romance, Ansari combines his irreverent humor with cutting-edge social science to give us an unforgettable tour of our new romantic world.

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