The Power of Talk: How Words Change our Lives

The Power of Talk: How Words Change our Lives

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“I couldn't stop reading this book! It masterfully pinpoints how language plays a critical, fundamental role in our daily lives as educators. Most important, it shows us how our deepest thoughts are manifested in language and how we can deal with them in our continued efforts to dismantle gender, racial, and class prejudice.”

—Susan Roberta Katz, Professor and Chair of International & Multicultural Education

University of San Francisco

“The authors show that by thinking critically about how we interact with others and by making the necessary changes in our own behavior, leaders can model respectful and collaborative ways of addressing and responding to others and gradually change the norms of the whole community.”

—Gordon Wells, Professor of Education

University of California, Santa Cruz

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