Asymmetric Politics, Divorce and Kids, Problem Relatives
The Matt Townsend Show - Season 4, Episode 284
- Dec 17, 2015 2:00 pm
- 2:20:47 mins
Asymmetric Politics (16:45) Dr. Matt Grossmann researches the implications of asymmetric politics. According to Dr. Grossman, “the Republican Party is an agent of an ideological movement and the Democratic Party as a coalition of social groups.” So what do these distinctions mean? And how can they help us better understand current opinions and policies? Dr. Grossman joins us from East Lansing, to tell us more about the effects of asymmetric parties. Managing Divorce and Children During the Holidays (1:04:01) Dr. Robert Emery is professor of psychology and Director of the Center for Children, Families, and the Law at the University of Virginia. He received his B.A. from Brown University and his Ph.D. from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. He is the author of, "The Truth about Children and Divorce: Dealing with the Emotions So You and Your Children Can Thrive," and has a new book coming out in August of next year, Two Homes, One Childhood: A Parenting Plan to Last a Lifetime. Dr. Emery shares his thoughts on how t manage the effect of divorce on kids during the holidays. How to Get Your Problem Relatives to Behave at Holiday Dinners (1:47:25) Dr. Mark Goulston is the author of "Talking to Crazy: How to Deal with the Irrational and Impossible People in Your Life." Dr. Goulston is a nationally acclaimed psychiatrist, crisis counselor, business consultant, and radio host. Dr. Goulston discusses strategies on how to deal with problem relatives at holiday dinners.