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Demystifying the concept of Good Relations Steve Reicher COSLA, Edinburgh, 8 th February 2013.

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1 Demystifying the concept of Good Relations Steve Reicher COSLA, Edinburgh, 8 th February 2013

2 Fighting Discrimination: Removing the negatives Challenging violence Eliminating abusive language Opposing exclusion Promoting tolerance

3 Good Relations: Assuring the positives Civility Full participation Representation Promoting reciprocity

4 From fighting discrimination to establishing good relations … to looking at us From looking at them…

5 Being one of us Consensus Trust Closeness Solidarity Support Organisation Empowerment Well-being

6 One example….

7 ‘ Manchester United’ Condition No Yes No ‘Football fan’ Condition Yes No … and another…

8 …and yet another Latané & Darley (1968): “epileptic fit” Scotland defined ethnically (to do with ‘heritage’): helping low Scotland deined civically (to do with commitment): helping high

9 We see diversity as a strength, not a weakness of Scotland and our ambition is to see the cause of Scotland argued with English, French, Irish, Indian, Pakistani, Chinese and every other accent in the rich tapestry of what we should be proud to call, in the words of Willie McIlvanney ‘the mongrel nation’ of Scotland Explicit Definitions

10 Implicit Definitions…

11 … of nation

12 …and of place It’s as if the black experience is only lived within an urban environment… a visit to the countryside is always accompanied by a feeling of unease, dread

13 Conclusions

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16 Telling a good story


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