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Dealing with Differences: Dramas of Mediating Public DisputesConflict and dispute pervade political and policy discussions. Moreover, unequal power relations tend to heighten levels of conflict. In this context of contention, figuring out ways to accommodate others and reach solutions that are agreeable to all is a perennial challenge for activists, politicians, planners, and policymakers. John Forester is one of America’s eminent scholars of progressive planning and dispute resolution in the policy arena, and in Dealing with Differences he focuses on …

Weird!: A Story About Dealing with Bullying in Schools (The Weird! Series)Luisa is repeatedly teased and called “weird” by her classmate Sam, even though she is simply being herself—laughing with her friends, answering questions in class, greeting her father in Spanish, and wearing her favorite polka-dot boots. Luisa initially reacts to the bullying by withdrawing and hiding her colorful nature. But with the support of her teachers, parents, classmates, and one special friend named Jayla, she is able to reclaim her color and resist Sam’s put-downs.The Weird! Serie…

Dealing With Differences in MarriageDr. Brent A. Barlow discusses differences between men and women and the fact that its okay to have differences in marriage- in fact, he says, its healthy. But he stresses that its how we tolerate our differences that has to be monitored. Recorded with a studio audience, this tape presents an enlightening discussion with audience members on the differences they have experienced. Then Dr. Barlow talks about the Ten Cs of Marriage that help couples deal with those differences: commitment, caring, c…

Connecting Hearts and Minds: Insights, Skills, and Best Practices  for Dealing with DifferencesThis groundbreaking book uses inspiring stories to integrate the newest findings from the human sciences. By taking an integral approach, it provides the broader perspective needed to manage diversity and build trust. Because much of our cultural conditioning occurs outside of conscious awareness, we are often blind to the ways our identities shape our world views and influence how we speak. As a result, cultural differences can bring out the worst in us, creating stress, misunderstandings, and …

Dealing with DifferencesOffers an introduction to the topic of prejudice through the historical, psychological and sociological lenses. The text examines the roots of prejudice, recognizes the efforts made to reduce it, and searches for resolutions to the problems it affords individuals, groups, organizations and society….

Working with Cultural Differences: Dealing Effectively with Diversity in the Workplace (Contributions in Psychology)Given the internationalization of business, and the increasing need to work effectively with culturally diverse people in one’s own country, people are facing new and more common challenges in developing workplace relationships. The challenges include communicating across differences in the use of silence and indirectness, dealing with negative exchanges, or neutral exchanges that one party perceives as negative, making decisions, working through criticisms and disagreements, and interpreting ch…

Becoming Your Spouse's Better Half: Why Differences Make a Marriage GreatIt’s no secret that men and women are different. And it’s no secret that they don’t always get along because of these differences, even when they love each other. But having a successful marriage is not about finding the perfect person to marry. It’s about loving someone in an unselfish, Christ like manner. Whatever we want out of marriage unconditional love, forgiveness, passion that is what we have to give to our spouse. Rick Johnson shows couples how to go beyond merely tolerating each other’…

Dealing with DifferencesThe need for intercultural communication has grown tremendously because cultures have become homogenized, despite the idea that globalization makes it easier to communicate. The author of “Dealing with Differences” explains the theoretical framework of defining culture as a struggle for meaning. He also analyzes and defines intercultural communication as dealing with the differences that parties involved bring to the table―how they perceive and evaluate the situation based on their own experie…