Negotiating Amidst Polarization

Learn how people with clashing interests and values can bond to resolve controversial policy conflicts.

Civic Fusion
This book offers proven strategies for moving polarized parties to consensus solutions based on the author’s 25 years of mediation experience, including working with pro-life and pro-choice leaders to change the rhetoric of the abortion debate; with citizens of a failed city to reclaim their democracy; and with government, the crane industry, and unions to develop consensus federal regulations to protect workers.
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Civic Fusion & Abortion Talks Highlights


Susan Podziba explains civic fusion, which is further described by pro-choice and pro-life leaders through reflections on their joint talks.
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