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  • Print run 10,000
  • National Radio Campaign
  • Co-op available
  • Features promoted to Yes! Magazine, The Nation, Alternet, Truthout, Christian Science Monitor
  • Excerpts offered to UTNE, Salon, Mother Jones, The New Republic, Truth Dig
  • Publicity and promotion in conjunction with the author's speaking engagements
  • Simultaneous ebook release and promotion
  • Promotion on New Society Publishers social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, our blog, Pinterest, Instagram, and Youtube

  • Author is a former human rights lawyer, community activist and certified non-violent communication trainer
  • A communication manual for liberals who want to create meaningful conversations with Republicans and other with differing views
  • Liberal distain for Trump supporters inflames their resentment, entrenches their loyalty to Trump and enhances Trump's populist appeal
  • This book shows how to use Powerful Non-Defensive Communication™ to engage in respectful dialogue to defuse hostility, build trust and open hearts and minds
  • Vilification of the other, superior, antagonizing behaviour, self-righteous and condescending behaviour simply makes matters worse.
  • Find out how to communicate respectfully and effectively across the great divide
  • Contains dozens of examples of questions you can ask and position statements you can make on hot button issues such as abortion, immigration, terrorism, climate change, racism and sexual misconduct
  • Empowers the reader to express passionately held beliefs in ways that inspire open-minded consideration rather than defensive rejection
  • Similar to The Opposite of Hate by Sally Kohn and I'm Right and You're an Idiot by James Hoggan however this book includes specific advice on how to communicate across lines of difference

Audience:
Resistance organizers, get out the vote organizers and trainers, liberals and progressives with conservative family and friends, democratic party candidates

Canada:
These tools will translate easily into Canadians speaking with Americans and, with election of Doug Ford and upcoming Federal election candidates, will be applicable to Canadian politics as well.


Acknowledgments
Introduction

1. Contempt and Its Discontents
2. Class-Based Contempt — Red with Shame
3. Why Not Everyone Is a Liberal
4. Curiosity — The Antidote to Contempt
5. Speaking Your Peace
6. Putting It All Together

Conclusion: To Bridge or to Break
Notes
Index
About the Author
About New Society Publishers

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Informations

Publié par
Date de parution 15 mai 2020
Nombre de lectures 4
EAN13 9781897408421
Langue English
Poids de l'ouvrage 1072 Mo