Beyond Your Bubble: How to Connect Across the Political Divide, Skills and Strategies for Conversations That Work
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About the Author
Tania Israel holds a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology and is a Professor at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Dr. Israel leads dialogue skill-building workshops to help people connect across political differences and teaches about helping skills, leadership, and community collaboration. She has also facilitated educational programs and difficult dialogues on a range of topics, including abortion, law enforcement, religion, and sexual orientation. She lives in Santa Barbara, CA. Visit taniaisrael.com and follow her on Twitter @BtheBdialogue, Facebook facebook.com/BeyondtheBubbleDialogue/, and on Linked In linkedin.com/in/tania-israel-1256aa195/.
"Practical advice for talking to, and understanding, those whose campaign yard signs make you wince."-- "Publishers Weekly"
"It is important to have realistic expectations for those who hold radically different views... discusses strategies for connecting across the political divide."-- "The New York Times"
Author interviewed on Washington Post The Lily, "Why you need to keep talking about race with your White family"
-- "Washington Post"
"Israel, a psychology professor at University of California-Santa Barbara, debuts with a practical, nonpartisan guide to holding productive conversations about hot-button political issues... a lucid and concise guide to avoiding the pitfalls of partisanship."-- "Publishers Weekly Review"
"A practical, politically neutral how-to for developing and using skills that are building blocks of constructive conversation..."-- "The Orange County Register"
Featured on TED Ideas--"How to listen--really listen--to someone you don't agree with"-- "TED Ideas"