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What makes a good city? How do we get there?

Social Cities recognizes that our urban lives are a significant context for the demise or generation of civil society. The nature of human relationships, ranging from the individual to the largest social structures of contemporary culture, constitutes the life of our cities.

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The Lab

Social and institutional resources to give our cities meaning.

Charity

How can we do good together?

Social Capital

How do social connections impact quality of life in cities?

Subsidiarity

How can we balance freedom and responsibility today?

Case Studies

Who are the organizational pioneers of our time?

City Soul

Why are religious communities so vital to our cities?


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Religion and the Good of the City: Report 3

Much academic research and popular media coverage neglects the vital role of religion and religio...

Religion and the Good of the City: Report 2

Much academic research and popular media coverage neglects the vital role of religion and religio...

Cardus What Makes A Good City Forum

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City Soul Explorer Toolkit

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