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Morality in the 21st Century

Episode 9: Robert Putnam


In this episode, Rabbi Jonathan Sacks travels to Harvard University to speak to the political scientist Robert Putnam about what we mean by ‘society’, starting with a discussion about his seminal book, ‘Bowling Alone’, in which he described the loss of what sociologists call ‘social capital’ – the benefits we get from our social networks. Producer: Dan Tierney Series Editor: Christine Morgan



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