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Main Title The promise of mediation : responding to conflict through empowerment and recognition /
Author Bush, Robert A. Baruch.
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Folger, Joseph P.,
Publisher Jossey-Bass,
Year Published 1994
OCLC Number 30700406
ISBN 0787900273; 9780787900274
Subjects Mediation ; Conflict management ; Conflict (Psychology) ; Social conflict ; Social interaction ; Interpersonal conflict ; 7140 social processes: general--(NL-LeOCL)077597230 ; Konfliktregelung ; Bemiddeling ; Arbitrage ; Konfliktregelung--(DE-588)4164958-8 ; Mediation--(DE-588)4191538-0
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Contributor biographical information http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/bios/wiley044/94027217.html
Publisher description http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/description/wiley037/94027217.html
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EHAM Career CD14 Region 1 Library/Boston,MA 04/18/2020
ESAM  HM136.B787 1994 Region 10 Library/Seattle,WA 05/10/1996
Edition 1st ed.
Collation xxiv, 296 pages ; 23 cm
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 285-291) and index.
Contents Notes Introduction: the future of mediation: what's at stake and why it matters -- Part 1: Mediation at the crossroads -- The mediation movement: four diverging views -- Losing sight of the goal of transformation: the focus on satisfaction and settlement -- Solving problems: the limits of current mediation practice -- Part 2: The transformative approach to mediation -- Changing people, not just situations: a transformative view of conflict and mediation -- Rethinking the process: a case example of how mediation might work -- Capturing opportunities for empowerment and recognition: a case analysis of transformative mediation in practice -- Part 3: Practicing the transformative approach -- Identifying patterns for practice: the process of transformative mediation -- Avoiding pitfalls in transformative mediation: the connection between purpose and practice -- Part 4: A larger context for mediation -- Underlying values: why transformation matters -- Implementing the transformation approach: inroads and obstacles. "Over the past three decades mediation has been increasingly used as an alternative process for resolving disputes. But as the field has grown and become institutionalized, mediators have come under increasing pressure to take a directive approach to practice in order to generate agreements and solve problems. The "problem-solving" approach - where reaching agreement is paramount - now characterizes the contemporary mediation movement. This approach, say authors Robert A. Baruch Bush and Joseph P. Folger, neglects the most important dimension of the process: its potential to change the people themselves who are in the very midst of conflict - giving them both a greater sense of their own efficacy and a greater openness to others." "The Promise of Mediation explores the transformative potential of mediation, showing what that potential is, why it is important, and how it can be realized in practice. The authors present an alternative theoretical framework for understanding conflict and mediation, based on valuing both personal strength and compassion for others. They offer a highly concrete, case-illustrated introduction to the actual practice of transformative mediation, using a range of examples and two detailed case studies." "Drawing on their own experience and on a wide body of research, the authors offer those at all levels in the mediation field - practitioners, administrators, policy makers, and researchers - a new and useful perspective to help take stock of how mediation is currently practiced, assess what it can accomplish, and make choices about how to develop the process in the future. They present a powerful case that realizing the full promise of mediation means giving the transformative approach to mediation a central place in theory, policy, and practice."--Jacket.
Place Published San Francisco, CA
Title Ser Add Ent Jossey-Bass conflict resolution series.
PUB Date Free Form ©1994
Series Title Traced Jossey-Bass conflict resolution series
Series Title Untraced The Jossey-Bass conflict resolution series
BIB Level m
Medium unmediated
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Carrier volume
Cataloging Source OCLC/T
LCCN 94027217
Merged OCLC records 60123198
OCLC Time Stamp 20200415074621
Language eng
Origin OCLC
Type CAT
OCLC Rec Leader 06619cam 2201045 a 45010