Respect

GUESTS: SARA LAWRENCE-LIGHTFOOT *Professor of Sociology and Education, Harvard University *Author, Respect: An Exploration (Perseus Books, 1999) It's all too often a throw-away line for the grumpy: "No one has a sense of respect anymore." But what does respect MEAN today? For some, it's a distasteful marker of submission to authority, but others see respect as more egalitarian, a recognition of shared values and an acknowledgement of the essential dignity of all. Join Katherine Lanpher and guests for a look at respect— what does it mean, and do we need it?

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