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Title:
Getting a grip : clarity, creativity, and courage in a world gone mad
Author:
Lappé, Frances Moore.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Cambridge, MA : Small Planet Media : Distributed by Chelsea Green Publishing, [2007]

©2007
Physical Description:
xv, 186 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Clarity -- 1: The straightjacket -- Peeling away the layers -- Elections plus a market....that's democracy? -- Lizzie's lessons -- Thin democracy's pitfalls -- Deeper dangers -- Humility and hope -- 2: New eyes -- Goodness of or in human nature? -- An ecology of democracy: five qualities -- A premise of plenty, a spiral of hope -- 3: What democracy feels like -- Nine dimensions: some glimpses -- Why now? four revolutions -- Creativity -- 4: Power invisible -- One choice we don't have -- Mirrors in our brains -- Power isn't a four-letter word -- Relational power's under-appreciated sources -- Drops count -- 5: The art of power -- Democracy's arts -- The power of simply listening -- Conflict as creative -- Kids learn conflict is okay -- 6: Talking democracy -- Globalization or global corporate power? -- Free market-free trade or fair market-fair trade? -- Regulations or standards? -- Consumers or buyers? -- Courage -- 7: Seize the moment -- A downward spin -- A rude shock -- 8: When fear means go -- Fear as pure energy -- Fear and conflict -- As it is -- Old thoughts, new thoughts -- Inner applause -- 9: Sanity in motion -- Claiming our sanity -- Protection -- A cautionary tale, the danger of good intentions -- On issues versus entry points -- An internal checklist -- Bold humility -- Knowing.
ISBN:
9780979414244
Format :
Book