The Little Book of Dialogue for Difficult Subjects: A Practical, Hands-on Guide

The Little Book of Dialogue for Difficult Subjects: A Practical, Hands-on Guide

by Lisa Schirch, David Campt
     
 

ISBN-10: 1561485519

ISBN-13: 9781561485512

Pub. Date: 11/28/2007

Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing


          The word "dialogue" suffers from over-use, yet its practice is as transforming and as freshly hopeful as ever. Authors Schirch and Campt demonstrate dialogue's life and possibilities in this clear and absorbing manual: "Dialogue allows people in conflict to listen to each other, affirm their common ground,…  See more details below

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          The word "dialogue" suffers from over-use, yet its practice is as transforming and as freshly hopeful as ever. Authors Schirch and Campt demonstrate dialogue's life and possibilities in this clear and absorbing manual: "Dialogue allows people in conflict to listen to each other, affirm their common ground, and explore their differences in a safe environment."           Schirch has worked throughout the Southern hemisphere in peacebuilding projects. Campt has focused on racial and class reconciliation in American cities.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781561485512
Publisher:
Skyhorse Publishing
Publication date:
11/28/2007
Edition description:
Original
Pages:
90
Sales rank:
395,546
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 3

1 Defining Dialogue 5

2 How Does Dialogue Work? 13

3 When Is Dialogue Useful? 23

4 Organizing a Dialogue Process 30

5 Designing a Dialogue Process 36

6 Facilitating a Dialogue 58

7 Moving from Dialogue to Action 65

8 Assessing Dialogue Effectiveness 71

9 Dialogue for a New Century 76

Appendix: Tools for Enlarging the Conversation 79

Endnotes 83

Recommended Reading 86

About the Authors 89

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