Unkind, risk averse and untrusting - if this is today's society, can we change it? (summary report)

The JRF’s recent public consultation revealed a strong sense of unease about some of the changes shaping British society. This Viewpoint continues the discussion about modern 'social evils' on the theme of ‘a decline in values’. Julia Neuberger argues that we can change society for the better by deliberately rebuilding trust, opening up our institutions, and stopping the ‘blame culture’ from preventing simple acts of kindness and altruism.

Author: 
Julia Neuberger
Publisher: 
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
Published: 
2008
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