Sennett has studied social ties in cities, and the effects of urban living on individuals in the modern world. His work focuses on ethnography, urban design and social theory and he teaches at the LSE and New York University. Mon 13 Jul 2009 19.01 EDT. Richard Sennett The Guardian. By Richard Sennett — Even if Donald Trump loses, his base will not desert him. Those Maga caps, Trump-branded jackets and gun-butt decals … Last modified on Mon 13 Jul 2009 18.28 EDT Richard Sennett has been one of my most-preferred interpreters of physical and social culture since Flesh and Stone. In 1970 Richard Sennett published the ground breaking The Uses of Disorder, that the ideal of a planned and ordered city was flawed, likely to produce a fragile, restrictive urban environment. Born in Chicago in 1943, Richard Sennett has been called “one of the boldest social thinkers of his generation”. Guantánamo in Germany (with Richard Sennett) in The Guardian, 21 August 2007 (concerning arrest of German sociologist charged of being "mastermind" of the Militante Gruppe) 2008 Metropolis Congress Sydney; Saskia on divulge, Saskia Sassen at … Reviews The Craftsman by Richard Sennett Icon 2008 Reviews The Historical Museum, Sarajevo The Guardian 2011 Reviews Together by Richard Sennett Art Review 2012 As Jenny Turner wrote in the Guardian, “for many years, [Sennett has been] the Anglo-American world’s most original and eloquent thinker on work and the workplace, streets and street life, the places where huge, impersonal social forces intersect with an … He has been a Fellow … He is currently a Senior Fellow of the Center on Capitalism and Society at Columbia University. Browse The Guardian Bookshop for a big selection of Politics & government books and the latest book reviews from The Buy Designing Disorder 9781788737807 by Richard Sennett for only JavaScript seems to be disabled in your browser. He tackles issues that got trampled by misapplications of lit-crit and semiotic theory over the last few decades, and manages to get them back into the discussion. He has been the director of Strelka Press, the design critic of The Guardian, the editor of Iconmagazine and the head of Design Curating & Writing at Design Academy Eindhoven. 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) Discussion on Craft and skills; NewYork Times Book Review (April 6, 2008) Audio: Richard Sennett in conversation on the BBC World Service discussion show The Forum Britons are outraged that the London School of Economics took loads of money from one of Libyan dictator Muammar al-Qaddafi’s sons, said Richard Sennett. Richard Sennett OBE FBA FRSL is the Centennial Professor of Sociology at the London School of Economics and former University Professor of the Humanities at New York University. He is the chief curator at the Design Museum.