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Splitting America : how politicians, Super PACs and the news media mirror high conflict divorce

Author: William A Eddy; Donald T Saposnek
Publisher: Scottsdale, AZ : High Conflict Institute Press, [2012] ©2012
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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"Splitting America is a warning to voters and politicians that current polarization risks long-term harm to our nation. This book compares the same 5 traits of high-conflict divorces to today's politics. The High-Conflict Politician Score Card is included! The authors note that the kind of negative behavior we are seeing in politics increases conflict rather than reducing or resolving it. The authors hope their book  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William A Eddy; Donald T Saposnek
ISBN: 9781936268528 1936268523
OCLC Number: 881208952
Description: 157 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: What's happening to us? --
How did divorce get so ugly? --
How "splitting" generates hatred --
How high-conflict politicians turn peace into war --
Super PACs as negative advocates --
How the news media mirror family court --
A nation of alienated voters and alienated children --
Healing a split nation --
Appendix A: High-conflict politician scorecard.
Responsibility: by Bill Eddy and Don Saposnek.

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