How To Live With Each Other

An Anthropologist's Notes on Sharing a Divided World

Farhan Samanani
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An anthropologist looks at our modern world - and shows how we can build a better, more connected one.

Increasingly, we are coming to see difference, whether in the form of conflicting values or growing ethnic diversity, as an existential threat. Within much of the world, our main response has been to surround ourselves with like-minded people and double down on our own convictions, in an attempt to hold difference at bay. So, how did we get here, and what can we do about it?

Here, anthropologist Farhan Samanani combines case studies from across the world with his own research to provide insights into the capacity of humankind to connect across divides. Using his anthropologist's toolkit, he explores the roots of our present tensions and casts fresh light on how we can cultivate common ground, build healthy communities and not just live but flourish together.

Author bio:

Born in Canada, Farhan Samanani has a PhD in Social Anthropology from the University of Cambridge, where he studied as a Gates Cambridge Scholar - a small group of international graduate students selected for their potential to create positive social change. He has degrees from the University of St Andrews and Oxford, and has written for Aeon, Open Democracy, and Huffington Post.

Category: Sociology
ISBN: 9781788163897
Publisher: Profile Books
Imprint: Profile Trade
Pub Date: June 2022
Page Extent: 368
Format: Hard Cover
Subject: Sociology