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How to Disagree Without Being Disagreeable By Suzette Haden Elgin

How to Disagree Without Being Disagreeable by Suzette Haden Elgin

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Summary

As bestselling author Suzette Haden Elgin proves, you don't have to live your life on red alert. With her Gentle Art of Verbal Self-Defense techniques, you'll be able to respond clearly to hostile comments from others--or deliver necessary negative messages of your own--without sacrificing your dignity or principles.

How to Disagree Without Being Disagreeable Summary

How to Disagree Without Being Disagreeable: Getting Your Point Across with the Gentle Art of Verbal Self-Defense by Suzette Haden Elgin

As bestselling author Suzette Haden Elgin proves, you don't have to live your life on red alert. With her Gentle Art of Verbal Self-Defense techniques, you'll be able to respond clearly to hostile comments from others--or deliver necessary negative messages of your own--without sacrificing your dignity or principles. You'll learn to:
Keep domestic disagreements from escalating
Deliver criticism to coworkers, employers, or employees
Handle aggressive, negative comments about race, politics, or religion
Provide discipline without increasing hostility
Use language that reduces tension and creates rapport in every situation

About Suzette Haden Elgin

Suzette Haden Elgin, Ph.D., is the founder of the Ozark Center for Language Studies, near Huntsville, Arkansas. She is nationally recognized for her seminars and public speaking and is the author of ten books on the Gentle Art of Verbal Self-Defense, including Genderspeak, You Can't Say That to Me!, The Gentle Art of Communicating with Kids and Try to Feel It My Way (all published by Wiley)

Table of Contents

OVERVIEW.

Is Hostile Language Bad?

Is Hostile Language Necessary?

LAYING THE FOUNDATION.

Detachment.

Listening.

Metaphors.

TECHNIQUES.

Using the Satir Modes.

Using Presuppositions.

Managing the Verbal Attack Patterns.

Reducing Tension, Increasing Rapport.

Conclusion.

References and Bibliography.

Index.

Additional information

CIN000563112
9780471157052
0471157058
How to Disagree Without Being Disagreeable: Getting Your Point Across with the Gentle Art of Verbal Self-Defense by Suzette Haden Elgin
Used - Very Good
Paperback
John Wiley and Sons Ltd
1997-04-18
208
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