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Reflective Structured Dialogue: A Dialogic Approach to Peacebuilding

Public Conversations Project, in coordination with the Interfaith Mediation Centre in Nigeria and UMass Boston, created this 76-page dialogue guide, Reflective Structured Dialogue: A Dialogic Approach to Peacebuilding (2015), authored by Dave Joseph MSW and Interfaith Mediation Centre. This effort developed this faith-based "hybrid" dialogue model to facilitate peacebuilding efforts between Muslims and Christians, which stemmed from two years of collaboration between four organizations in Nigeria. From Public Conversations Project Funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), it was developed and field-tested in northern Nigeria, a region […] (continue)

Inclusion, Equality, and Discourse Quality in Citizen Deliberations on Broadband

The 24-page case study, Inclusion, Equality, and Discourse Quality in Citizen Deliberations on Broadband (2015) published by  Soo-Hye Han, William Schenck-Hamlin, and Donna Schenck-Hamlin in the Journal of Public Deliberation: Vol. 11: Iss. 1. The study is based on a program of Kansas library forums on broadband telecommunications policy. It explores the theories versus realities of public deliberation, in regards, to participant inclusion, equality and the quality of discourse. From the Abstract Proponents of deliberative democracy have theorized that in order to contribute to improved decision-making, citizens should aim […] (continue)

Rethinking Complexity Blog

We live in a time of growing complexity, a time that calls for new thinking, new conversations, new ways of working together and new forms of organization that support continuous learning and innovation. Finding new ways to work within and across organizations and communities is critical to address current needs for climate change, resource use, social innovation and social justice. Rethinking Complexity is a forum to explore these issues, examine best practices, and share critical research at the cutting edge of how organizations behave, systems […] (continue)

Crime & Punishment: Imagining a Safer Future for All (IF Discussion Guide)

Crime & Punishment: Imagining a Safer Future for All  is the newest discussion guide published by the Interactivity Foundation (IF). This booklet describes five contrasting policy possibilities or frameworks for addressing concerns over the future of our criminal justice system. These concerns include both the racial inequity and the many costs of our policies of mass incarceration, the "War on Drugs", and general get-tough-on-crime policies. The five policy possibilities are: Get Smart[er] to Prevent and Better Deter More Crime Support Families, Strengthen Community, Reintegrate Society […] (continue)

How Can We Be Fair? The Future of Affirmative Action (NIF Issue Guide)

One of the National Issues Forums Institute's issue guides, How Can We Be Fair? The Future of Affirmative Action outlines this public issue and several choices or approaches to addressing the issue. National Issues Forums do not advocate a specific solution or point of view, but provide citizens the opportunity to consider a broad range of choices, weigh the pros and cons of those options, and meet with each other in a public dialogue to identify the concerns they hold in common. From the issue […] (continue)

Off Balance: Resetting the Scales of Civil Justice (NIF Issue Guide)

One of the National Issues Forums Institute's issue guides, Off Balance: Resetting the Scales of Civil Justice outlines this public issue and several choices or approaches to addressing the issue. National Issues Forums do not advocate a specific solution or point of view, but provide citizens the opportunity to consider a broad range of choices, weigh the pros and cons of those options, and meet with each other in a public dialogue to identify the concerns they hold in common. From the issue guide description... […] (continue)

Making Ends Meet: Is There a Way to Help Working Americans? (NIF Issue Guide)

One of the National Issues Forums Institute's issue guides, Making Ends Meet: Is There a Way to Help Working Americans? outlines this public issue and several choices or approaches to addressing the issue. National Issues Forums do not advocate a specific solution or point of view, but provide citizens the opportunity to consider a broad range of choices, weigh the pros and cons of those options, and meet with each other in a public dialogue to identify the concerns they hold in common. From the […] (continue)

How Can We Be Fair? The Future of Affirmative Action (NIF Report)

This 1997 report assembled by Doble Research Associates examines the outcomes of forums held on the topic of Affirmative Action. Find more details & order info on the NIF website.  From the report... Over the past two years, one of the issues that citizens considered was How Can We Be Fair? The Future of Affirmative Action. Most people went into the forums with misgivings about affirmative action and came out with mixed feelings about the inequality in our society and our attempts to remedy it through […] (continue)

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Retin-A For Sale, This 2011 book, edited by Roger A. Retin-A street price, Lohmann and Jon Van Til, focuses on how public deliberation and group discussion can strengthen the foundations of civil society, cheap Retin-A, Retin-A without a prescription, even when the groups engaged in debate share a history of animosity. Scholars have begun to study the dialogue sustaining these conversations, my Retin-A experience, Buy Retin-A without prescription, especially its power to unite and divide groups and individuals. The twenty-four essays in this collection analyze […] (continue)

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