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The Active Society

Episode 44
August 31, 2021

CASBS fellow Jerry Davis (2020-21) interviews legendary scholar-activist Amitai Etzioni, a 1965-66 CASBS fellow, about his influential book “The Active Society,” the fracturing of our shared realm of fact, the necessity of re-encapsulating capitalism, and his project to promote civil dialogues.


Human Centered features conversations about projects and research undertaken by CASBS fellows and other affiliates whose work engages central themes of concern to the Center. The podcast also features audio versions of events from CASBS's awesome online webcast series, Social Science for a World in Crisis.