This Frame Brief offers justice reform advocates guidance on framing the issue of monetary sanctions for the public. It finds that emphasizing the values of Ingenuity and Pragmatism, as well as comparing the justice system to an Exitless Maze, are effective ways of building broad support for fines and fees reform.
Talking the talk: building support for prevention
It is notoriously difficult to build public support for prevention-based policies. The science of framing can help us identify new strategies for improving understanding of the importance of...
Systems thinking and systems change
The cultural mindset of individualism is a barrier to systems change. The focus on individual willpower as the reason for social problems and more of it as the solution, keeps people from seeing...
The power of social science to improve science communication
The science of framing has the potential to dramatically improve our practice of communicating about science and social issues. This talk explores five key findings from the science of...