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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 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 …

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…

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 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…

Intercultural Communication: A three-step method for dealing with differencesDavid Pinto focus with his Three-Step-Method on problems in intercultural communication. The theory is relevant to any teacher that works with a diverse group of learners. Teachers working with second chance students are likely to work with diverse groups of learners and should naturally seek to give their students equality of opportunity. It is easier to be non-judgmental when you are aware of your own and others values and how they have been shaped….