In a recent New Yorker piece Adam Gopnik writes about mass incarceration in the U.S. It is an interesting piece and worth reading. In this blog I want to do a few of things. The first is to offer a critique of the piece from a framing perspective.
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What do the Hollywood Community Plan and programs for Early Child Development in Australia have in common? Seemingly, nothing. But what I am about to show, however, is how policy proposals can produce counter-productive results when officials fail to follow the simple predicates of causal sequencing – what we call causal chains – in communications.
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Dean Franklin D. Gilliam, Jr., comments on "One of the most interesting and entertaining phenomena of this political season... the so-called 'Occupy' trend." "Started a few weeks ago by a group generally referred to as Occupy Wall Street, people have been gathering at city halls, corporate headquarters, and other institutions of power across the United States to protest a wide range of social and economic ills...."
The concept of “place” has become an important touchstone for advocates of transformational social change. A series of government initiatives all fall under the rubric of place-based models. Dean Franklin D. Gilliam, Jr., discusses this in is latest FrameWorks blog. View the latest post at:
Dean Franklin D. Gilliam, Jr., in a Frameworks Institute blog, comments on New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s recent statements: “…the research literature firmly supports the finding that there is a strong correlation between high levels of income inequality in a society and civil, social, and political unrest. So why hasn’t his warning resonated with the American public?