Crisis of Our House Divided: A Guide to Talking Politics Without the Noise (Paperback)

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American politics is loud, bitter, and in your face. It's even affecting our relationships How often has politics come between you and a friend, a co-worker, a close family member, or even a spouse? How many parents find it difficult to talk with their own kids because of political differences? The shouting and fighting we see on cable news programs seems to be creeping more and more into our personal lives. The bad news is that politics isn't going away. The good news is that we can understand better why people disagree so strongly over politics, and in the process we can understand and relate better to those closest to us. We can learn to talk quietly and calmly about politics, without all the noise, while together we plan the future we have in common as fellow citizens. Crisis of Our House Divided is our guide.This short, easy read is not written in a wordy, academic style. Instead, it's concise and to the point. Perfect for kitchen-table conversations.

About the Author


Dr. Krannawitter holds a Ph.D. in political science from the Claremont Graduate University, specializing in American political thought and classical political philosophy. He has taught at Claremont McKenna College, Hillsdale College, and Colorado Christian University. He is one of the principal instructors for the Leadership Program of the Rockies, and frequently advises organizations on effective communications, development, and critical thinking. After many years as a classroom instructor, Dr. Krannawitter now helps Americans speak to one another with civility, instead of past each other with hostility. His research has focused on creating environments of civil trust: helping people work together to solve the real political problems we face.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780996092807
ISBN-10: 0996092803
Publisher: Crisis of Our House Divided
Publication Date: June 6th, 2014
Pages: 112
Language: English