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Provoking Thought, Changing Talk: Putting it into Practice

2008 | Download

Does a commitment to reducing inequality mean we know how to talk about it? We find out in this report, the inaugural issue of the "You Can Get There From Here" paper series from The Social Equity and Opportunity Forum at Portland State University

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First, Joe Grady and Axel Aubrun of Cultural Logic discuss the difficulties inherent in talking about inequality. Next, PHI's Berkeley Media Studies Group director Lori Dorfman and Larry Wallack explore how to overcome those difficulties and put changes into practice.


"You Can Get There from Here" is an occasional publication series is part of the Social Equity and Opportunity Forum in the Dean’s Office of the College of Urban and Public Affairs. Directed by Janet Hammer, Ph.D., the Forum emphasizes the interconnectedness, interdependence, and shared values that are the connective tissue of our society while working to advance economic and social opportunity and reduce inequality


Joseph Grady, Axel Aubrun, Lawrence Wallack, Lori Dorfman

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Berkeley Media Studies Group