Dr. Glen Smith, a College of North Georgia (UNG) professor of political science, has printed a ebook aimed toward serving to folks navigate relationships within the midst of political variations.
Smith stated “Pleasant Politics” gives a distinct route than the established order.
“The fictional narrative that Individuals are divided up into crimson and blue has led to distrust and disgust although we have now much more in widespread than we predict,” Smith stated. “This misguided narrative has already torn aside far too many initiatives, friendships and even households. It is time for us to reconnect with our true values, with one another and with our political system.”
Smith has researched how partisan media shops affect viewer opinions and has printed quite a few articles in peer-reviewed journals. He was interviewed by WABE, WDUN, WSB-TV, Fox 5 Atlanta, the AJC, and E&E Information throughout the presidential elections of 2020.
“In my ebook, I supply a step-by-step information for folks to remedy partisanship of their mates, household, group, and nation,” Smith stated. “That is the primary ebook to make use of confirmed strategies from remedy, psychology, communication, and political science to assist folks take care of political disagreement in a extra constructive method.”