the little blue book the essential guide to thinking and talking democratic

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The Little Blue Book

Author : George Lakoff
ISBN : 9781476700038
Genre : Political Science
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The indispensable handbook for Democrats Voters cast their ballots for what they believe is right, for the things that make moral sense. Yet Democrats have too often failed to use language linking their moral values with their policies. The Little Blue Book demonstrates how to make that connection clearly and forcefully, with hands-on advice for discussing the most pressing issues of our time: the economy, health care, women’s issues, energy and environmental policy, education, food policy, and more. Dissecting the ways that extreme conservative positions have permeated political discourse, Lakoff and Wehling show how to fight back on moral grounds and in concrete terms. Revelatory, passionate, and deeply practical, The Little Blue Book will forever alter the way Democrats and progressives think and talk about politics.

Wissenschaft F R Alle Citizen Science

Author : Michael Wink
ISBN : 9783946054351
Genre : Reference
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Bürgerwissenschaft (Citizen Science) ist im Kommen: In vielen Wissenschaftsdisziplinen übernehmen Laien Aufgaben wie das Erfassen von Tieren und Pflanzen in bestimmten Gebieten oder die Sichtung von Sternen. In der Medizin sind es Selbsthilfe-Gruppen, die Wissen sammeln und organisieren, in der Psychologie wird über Laien-Therapie diskutiert. In der Germanistik werden editorische Tätigkeiten durch Laien ausgeführt, in der Geschichtswissenschaft durchforsten Amateure die Archive oder sammeln lokale Daten. Diese Thematik beleuchtet der von Michael Wink und Joachim Funke herausgegebene Band „Wissenschaft für alle: Citizen Science“ aus der bunten Sicht einer Volluniversität. Zehn Autorinnen und Autoren aus Geistes-, Kultur-, Naturwissenschaften und Medizin diskutieren Chancen und Grenzen der Bürgerforschung aus Sicht der universitären Forschung.


Author : Arran Stibbe
ISBN : 9781317511908
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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The increasingly rapid destruction of the ecological systems that support life is calling into question some of the fundamental stories that we live by: stories of unlimited economic growth, of consumerism, progress, individualism, success, and the human domination of nature. Ecolinguistics shows how linguistic analysis can help reveal the stories we live by, open them up to question, and contribute to the search for new stories. Bringing together the latest ecolinguistic studies with new theoretical insights and practical analyses, this book charts a new course for ecolinguistics as an engaged form of critical enquiry. Featuring: A framework for understanding the theory of ecolinguistics and applying it practically in real life; Exploration of diverse topics from consumerism in lifestyle magazines to Japanese nature haiku; A comprehensive glossary giving concise descriptions of the linguistic terms used in the book; Discourse analysis of a wide range of texts including newspapers, magazines, advertisements, films, nonfiction books, and visual images. This is essential reading for undergraduates, postgraduates and researchers working in the areas of Discourse Analysis and Language and Ecology.

Don T Think Of An Elephant

Author : George Lakoff
ISBN : 9781603580168
Genre : Political Science
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Don't Think of an Elephant! is the definitive handbook for understanding what happened in the 2004 election and communicating effectively about key issues facing America today. Author George Lakoff has become a key advisor to the Democratic party, helping them develop their message and frame the political debate. In this book Lakoff explains how conservatives think, and how to counter their arguments. He outlines in detail the traditional American values that progressives hold, but are often unable to articulate. Lakoff also breaks down the ways in which conservatives have framed the issues, and provides examples of how progressives can reframe the debate. Lakoff's years of research and work with environmental and political leaders have been distilled into this essential guide, which shows progressives how to think in terms of values instead of programs, and why people vote their values and identities, often against their best interests. Don't Think of An Elephant! is the antidote to the last forty years of conservative strategizing and the right wing's stranglehold on political dialogue in the United States. Read it, take action—and help take America back.

The All New Don T Think Of An Elephant

Author : George Lakoff
ISBN : 9781603585958
Genre : Political Science
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Ten years after writing the definitive, international bestselling book on political debate and messaging, George Lakoff returns with new strategies about how to frame today’s essential issues. Called the “father of framing” by The New York Times, Lakoff explains how framing is about ideas—ideas that come before policy, ideas that make sense of facts, ideas that are proactive not reactive, positive not negative, ideas that need to be communicated out loud every day in public. The ALL NEW Don’t Think of an Elephant! picks up where the original book left off—delving deeper into how framing works, how framing has evolved in the past decade, how to speak to people who harbor elements of both progressive and conservative worldviews, how to counter propaganda and slogans, and more. In this updated and expanded edition, Lakoff, urges progressives to go beyond the typical laundry list of facts, policies, and programs and present a clear moral vision to the country—one that is traditionally American and can become a guidepost for developing compassionate, effective policy that upholds citizens’ well-being and freedom.

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105026051388
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ISBN : 0835250210
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Genre : American literature
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