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The focus on better communicating certain ‘truths’ is misplaced: academics must improve their emotional literacy

Dixon, Ruth (2016) The focus on better communicating certain ‘truths’ is misplaced: academics must improve their emotional literacy. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (20 Dec 2016). Website.

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Abstract

Following the selection of ‘post-truth’ as the Oxford Dictionaries Word of the Year 2016, Ruth Dixon takes inspiration from artist Grayson Perry’s plea that academics should cultivate greater emotional understanding of those with whom they disagree. It’s time for political scientists to question, with some humility, their own ‘deficit model’ of the public understanding of politics.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/impactofsocialsciences
Additional Information: © 2016 The Author(s) CC BY 3.0; Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Sets: Collections > Impact of Social Sciences Blog at LSE
Date Deposited: 22 Mar 2017 11:02
Last Modified: 19 Nov 2019 21:28
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/70175

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