The Handbook of Dispute Resolution


Author: Michael L. Moffitt,Robert C. Bordone
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118429834
Category: Law
Page: 560
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This volume is an essential, cutting-edge reference for all practitioners, students, and teachers in the field of dispute resolution. Each chapter was written specifically for this collection and has never before been published. The contributors--drawn from a wide range of academic disciplines--contains many of the most prominent names in dispute resolution today, including Frank E. A. Sander, Carrie Menkel-Meadow, Bruce Patton, Lawrence Susskind, Ethan Katsh, Deborah Kolb, and Max Bazerman. The Handbook of Dispute Resolution contains the most current thinking about dispute resolution. It synthesizes more than thirty years of research into cogent, practitioner-focused chapters that assume no previous background in the field. At the same time, the book offers path-breaking research and theory that will interest those who have been immersed in the study or practice of dispute resolution for years. The Handbook also offers insights on how to understand disputants. It explores how personality factors, emotions, concerns about identity, relationship dynamics, and perceptions contribute to the escalation of disputes. The volume also explains some of the lessons available from viewing disputes through the lens of gender and cultural differences.

The Handbook of Family Dispute Resolution

Mediation Theory and Practice
Author: Alison Taylor
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0787962813
Category: Family & Relationships
Page: 496
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No matter your profession (attorney, clinician, family therapist)or skill level (seasoned professional or novice), The Handbook ofFamily Dispute Resolution is an invaluable resource that outlinesthe most effective mediation approaches, techniques, and skills.The Handbook of Family Dispute Resolution is a practical andcomprehensive guide that includes * A review of professional ethics and standards * Help for attorneys who are not trained in the skills needed forworking with families * Information about cultural issues that affect families duringmediation * Highlights of key legal and negotiation skills * Guidelines for understanding complex family dynamics andconflicts * A screening tool for evaluating domestic violence * A matrix for starting discussions of parenting plans based onchildren's needs * An examination of specialized practices for family mediation * Direction for assessing one's professional approach to familymediation

The Handbook of Conflict Resolution

Theory and Practice
Author: Morton Deutsch,Peter T. Coleman,Eric C. Marcus
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118046906
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 960
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A Handbook of Dispute Resolution

ADR in Action
Author: Karl J Mackie,Karl Mackie
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134952805
Category: Social Science
Page: 318
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A Handbook of Dispute Resolution examines the theoretical and practical developments that are transforming the practice of lawyers and other professionals engaged in settling disputes, grievance-handling and litigation. The book explains what distinguishes ADR from other forms of dispute resolution and examines the role ADR can play in a range of contexts where litigation would once have been the only option, such as family law and company law. In some areas, like industrial relations, ADR is not an alternative, but the main method of conflict-intervention, and several contributors draw on their experience of negotiating between management and unions. A wide variety of methods is open to the non-litigious, including resort to Ombudsmen, negotiation, small claims courts and mini-trials; these and other options receive detailed attention. Given the newness of ADR as a discipline, questions about the training of mediators and about the role of central government have not yet been resolved. The final section of the book is devoted to discussion of these issues. Case studies are drawn from the international arena - examples from China, Canada, Australia, Germany and North America place ADR in a cultural and historical perspective.

The Handbook of Conflict Resolution Education

A Guide to Building Quality Programs in Schools
Author: Richard J. Bodine,Donna K. Crawford
Publisher: Jossey-Bass
ISBN: N.A
Category: Education
Page: 218
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Sponsored by the National Institute for Dispute Resolution (NIDR) "This is an excellent comprehensive survey and guide to conflict resolution education that should be of great value to all educators." —Morton Deutsch, professor, International Center for Cooperation and Conflict Resolution, Teacher's College, Columbia University Conflict resolution education is a critical component of comprehensive efforts to prevent violence and reduce crime in schools. This workbook provides an introduction to the basic principles of conflict resolution and its application to school settings. It describes the elements of effective conflict resolution programs and gives an overview of the most popular, effective approaches. And it offers step-by-step guidance on planning and implementing a successful conflict resolution program. An excellent resource for administrators and teachers who are planning, developing, and implementing conflict resolution programs in grades K-12. Includes an appAndix listing useful books, curricula, videos, and other resources. Contents Part One: The Basics 1. Resolving Conflict in Schools 2. Understanding Conflict 3. Conflict Resolution Education Part Two: Strategies 4. Requisite Elements of Conflict Resolution Programs 5. Process Curriculum 6. Mediation Programs 7. Curriculum Integration 8. Peaceable School Programs 9. Developmentally Appropriate Practice Part Three: Planning and Implementation 10. Developing a Vision 11. Evaluating Resources 12. Strategic Planning 13. Implementation Steps 14. Assessing Results 15. Important Factors for Success Richard Bodine is president of the Illinois Institute for Dispute Resolution. Donna Crawford is executive director of the Illinois Institute for Dispute Resolution.

Handbook of Conflict Management


Author: William J. Pammer,Jerri Killian
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9780824742577
Category: Political Science
Page: 296
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The Handbook of Conflict Management cuts across theoretical perspectives, strategic models, and situational contexts as the first all-encompassing conflict management reference. A young field in both research and practice, this foundational text sets precedents for furthering academic study and real-world progress in managing diverse instances of conflict. It draws on more than 600 references to probe sources of conflict and to prescribe means of reducing tension in organizational, institutional, and community settings. Introducing core themes and issues into the dialogue, the handbook provides techniques to promote peaceful negotiation, cooperation, and consensus.

The Handbook of Conflict Resolution

Theory and Practice
Author: Peter T. Coleman,Morton Deutsch,Eric C. Marcus
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118810325
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 1264
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Praise for The Handbook of Conflict Resolution "This handbook is a classic. It helps connect the research ofacademia to the practical realities of peacemaking andpeacebuilding like no other. It is both comprehensive and deeplyinformed on topics vital to the field like power, gender,cooperation, emotion, and trust. It now sits prominently on mybookshelf." —Leymah Gbowee, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate "The Handbook of Conflict Resolution offers anastonishing array of insightful articles on theory and practice byleading scholars and practitioners. Students, professors, andprofessionals alike can learn a great deal from studying thisHandbook." —William Ury, Director, Global Negotiation Project,Harvard University; coauthor, Getting to Yes and author,The Third Side "Morton Deutsch, Peter Coleman, and Eric Marcus put together ahandbook that will be helpful to many. I hope the book will reachwell beyond North America to contribute to the growing worldwideinterest in the constructive resolution of conflict. This bookoffers instructive ways to make this commitment a reality." —George J. Mitchell, Former majority leader of theUnited States Senate; former chairman of the Peace Negotiations inNorthern Ireland and the International Fact-Finding Committee onViolence in the Middle East; chairman of the board, Walt DisneyCompany; senior fellow at the School of International and PublicAffairs, Columbia University "Let's be honest. This book is just too big to carry around inyour hand. But that's because it is loaded with the most criticalessays linking the theory and practice of conflict resolution.The Handbook of Conflict Resolution is heavy on content andshould be a well-referenced resource on the desk of everymediator—as it is on mine." —Johnston Barkat, Assistant Secretary-General,Ombudsman and Mediation Services, United Nations

Gandhi's Way

A Handbook of Conflict Resolution, Updated with a New Preface and New Case Study
Author: Mark Juergensmeyer
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520244979
Category: History
Page: 174
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"A fascinating, thought-provoking, helpful and heartening book."--Los Angeles Times "Juergensmeyer's book is something of a Gandhian tour de force -- a careful analysis and series of applications of Gandhi's concepts of satyagraha . . . to everyday situations with which most Western readers are familiar."--Religious Studies Review "This is a manual of instruction in the best sense: a popular reassessment of the activist use of satyagraha in conflict resolution that has depth and a true appreciation for the ethical subtleties of dialectical struggles, and for the multiple dimensions of 'passive resistance.'"--Library Journal

The Handbook of Divorce Mediation


Author: L. Marlow,S.R. Sauber
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1489924957
Category: Psychology
Page: 508
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Mediation, as a procedure to assist couples in dealing with the problems incident to their separation and divorce, is still relatively new in the United States. For the would-be practitioner, that poses certain problems. Divorce mediation cannot provide a long history of generally accepted procedures. Nor is there even a body of information to which would-be practitioners can turn for instruction or guidance. And, of course, there are no established schools that can train or prepare a practitioner to do this work. To make matters worse, the situation is likely to remain in this state for some time to come. Given this fact, it was felt that it would be useful for practitioners (even for those already engaged in divorce mediation) to have a handbook which would trace a typical mediation from its inception to its conclusion and which would provide them with the substantive informa tion they need to know in order to do divorce mediation. It is hoped that this handbook will fill this need. Having said that, however, it must be acknowledged that the purpose of this book is very much beyond that. Until now, divorce mediation in the United States has been shaped principally by such books as O. J. Coogler's Structured Mediation in Divorce Settlements: A Handbook for Marital Mediators, 1 and John Haynes' Divorce Mediation: 2 A Practical Guide for Therapists and Counselors.

The Oxford Handbook of Conflict Management in Organizations


Author: William K. Roche,Paul Teague,Alexander J. S. Colvin
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 019162456X
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 750
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New ways of managing conflict are increasingly important features of work and employment in organizations. In the book the world's leading scholars in the field examine a range of innovative alternative dispute resolution (ADR) practices, drawing on international research and scholarship and covering both case studies of major exemplars and developments in countries in different parts of the global economy. Developments in the management of individual and collective conflict at work are addressed, as are innovations in both unionized and non-union organizations and in the private and public sectors. New practices for managing conflict in organizations are set in the context of trends in workplace conflict and perspectives on how conflict should be understood and addressed. Part 1 examines the changing context of conflict management by addressing the main frameworks for understanding conflict management, the trend in conflict at work, developments in employment rights, and the influence of HRM on conflict management. Part 2 covers the main approaches to conflict management in organizations, addressing both conventional and alternative approaches to conflict resolution. Conventional grievance handling and third-party processes in conflict resolution are examined as well as the main ADR practices, including conflict management in non-union firms, the role of the organizational ombudsman, mediation, interest-based bargaining, line and supervisory management, and the concept of conflict management systems. Part 3 presents case studies of exemplars and innovators in the field, covering mediation in the US postal service, interest-based bargaining at Kaiser-Permanente, 'med-arb' in the New Zealand Police, and judicial mediation in UK employment tribunals. Part 4 covers international developments in conflict management in Germany, Japan, The United States, Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and China. This Handbook gives a comprehensive overview of this growing field, which has seen an huge increase in programmes of study in university business and law schools and in executive education programmes.

The SAGE Handbook of Conflict Resolution


Author: Jacob Bercovitch,Victor Kremenyuk,I William Zartman
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1446206599
Category: Political Science
Page: 704
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'The SAGE Handbook of Conflict Resolution demonstrates the range of themes that constitute modern conflict resolution. It brings out its key issues, methods and dilemmas through original contributions by leading scholars in a dynamic and expanding field of inquiry. This handbook is exactly what it sets out to be: an indispensable tool for teaching, research and practice in conflict resolution' - Peter Wallensteen, Professor of Peace and Conflict Research, Uppsala University and University of Notre Dame 'Bercovitch, Kremenyuk and Zartman are among the most important figures in the conflict resolution field. They have pieced together, with the help of more than 35 colleagues from numerous countries, a state-of-the-art review of the sources of international conflict, available methods of conflict management, and the most difficult challenges facing the individuals and organizations trying to guide us through these conflict-ridden times. The collection is brimming with penetrating insights, trenchant analyses, compelling cases, and disciplined speculation. They help us understand both the promise of as well as the obstacles to theory-building in the new field of conflict resolution' - Lawrence Susskind, Professor and Director of the MIT - Harvard Public Disputes Program 'The last three sentences of this persuasive book: "We conclude this volume more than ever convinced that conflict resolution is not just possible or desirable in the current international environment. It is absolutely necessary. Resolving conflicts and making peace is no longer an option; it is an intellectual and practical skill that we must all posses." If you are part of that "we," intellectually or professionally, you will find this book a superb companion' - Thomas C Schelling, Professor Emeritus, Harvard University and University of Maryland Conflict resolution is one of the fastest-growing academic fields in the world today. Although it is a relatively young discipline, having emerged as a specialized field in the 1950's, it has rapidly grown into a self-contained, vibrant, interdisciplinary field. The SAGE Handbook of Conflict Resolution brings together all the conceptual, methodological and substantive elements of conflict resolution into one volume of over 35 specially commissioned chapters. The Handbook is designed to reflect where the field is today by drawing on the contributions of experts from different fields presenting, in a systematic way, the most recent research and practice. Jacob Bercovitch is Professor of International Relations, and Fellow of the Royal Society, at the University of Canterbury in Christchurch, New Zealand. Victor Kremenyuk is deputy director of the Institute for USA and Canada Studies, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow. He is also a research associate at IIASA. I. William Zartman is Jacob Blaustein Professor of Conflict Resolution and International Organization at the Nitze School of Advanced International Studies of Johns Hopkins University

The Handbook of Negotiation and Culture


Author: Michele J. Gelfand,Jeanne M. Brett
Publisher: Stanford University Press
ISBN: 0804745862
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 458
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In the global marketplace, negotiation frequently takes place across cultural boundaries, yet negotiation theory has traditionally been grounded in Western culture. This book, which provides an in-depth review of the field of negotiation theory, expands current thinking to include cross-cultural perspectives. The contents of the book reflect the diversity of negotiation—research-negotiator cognition, motivation, emotion, communication, power and disputing, intergroup relationships, third parties, justice, technology, and social dilemmas—and provides new insight into negotiation theory, questioning assumptions, expanding constructs, and identifying limits not apparent from working exclusively within one culture. The book is organized in three sections and pairs chapters on negotiation theory with chapters on culture. The first part emphasizes psychological processes—cognition, motivation, and emotion. Part II examines the negotiation process. The third part emphasizes the social context of negotiation. A final chapter synthesizes the main themes of the book to illustrate how scholars and practitioners can capitalize on the synergy between culture and negotiation research.

Alternative dispute resolution handbook


Author: Kay Elkins Elliott,Frank W. Elliott,State Bar of Texas. Alternative Dispute Resolution Section
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Law
Page: 580
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Handbook of Conflict Analysis and Resolution


Author: Dennis J.D. Sandole,Sean Byrne,Ingrid Sandole-Staroste,Jessica Senehi
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134079621
Category: History
Page: 576
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This major Handbook comprises cutting-edge essays from leading scholars in the field of Conflict Analysis and Resolution (CAR). The volume provides a comprehensive overview of the core concepts, theories, approaches, processes, and intervention designs in the field. The central theme is the value of multidisciplinary approaches to the analysis and

The Handbook of Crisis Communication


Author: W. Timothy Coombs,Sherry J. Holladay
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1444356518
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 768
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Written as a tool for both researchers and communication managers, the Handbook of Crisis Communication is a comprehensive examination of the latest research, methods, and critical issues in crisis communication. Includes in-depth analyses of well-known case studies in crisis communication, from terrorist attacks to Hurricane Katrina Explores the key emerging areas of new technology and global crisis communication Provides a starting point for developing crisis communication as a distinctive field research rather than as a sub-discipline of public relations or corporate communication

The Handbook of Community Practice


Author: Marie Weil,Michael S. Reisch,Mary L. Ohmer
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1452289972
Category: Social Science
Page: 968
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The Second Edition of The Handbook of Community Practice is expanded and updated with a major global focus and serves as a comprehensive guidebook of community practice grounded in social justice and human rights. It utilizes community and practice theories and encompasses community development, organizing, planning, social change, policy practice, program development, service coordination, organizational cultural competency, and community-based research in relation to global poverty and community empowerment. This is also the first community practice text to provide combined and in-depth treatment of globalization and international development practice issues—including impacts on communities in the United States and on international development work. The Handbook is grounded in participatory and empowerment practices, including social change, social and economic development, feminist practice, community-collaborative, and engagement in diverse communities. It utilizes the social development perspective and employs analyses of persistent poverty, asset development, policy practice, and community research approaches as well as providing strategies for advocacy and social and legislative action. The handbook consists of forty chapters which challenge readers to examine and assess practice, theory, and research methods. As it expands on models and approaches, delineates emerging issues, and connects policy and practice, the book provides vision and strategies for local to global community practice in the coming decades. The handbook will continue to stand as the central text and reference for comprehensive community practice, and will be useful for years to come as it emphasizes direction for positive change, new developments in community approaches, and focuses attention on globalization, human rights, and social justice. It will continue to be used as a core text for multiple courses within programs, will have long term application for students of community practice, and will provide practitioners with new grounding for development, planning, organizing, and empowerment and social change work.

Costs and Quality of Online Dispute Resolution

A Handbook for Measuring the Costs and Quality of ODR
Author: Martin Gramatikov
Publisher: Maklu
ISBN: 904660473X
Category: Law
Page: 194
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The internet has changed the way we do business, communicate, shop, travel, and learn. Technologies are already assisting people to solve their disputes. E-bay alone deals with more than 60 million disagreements per year using smart online dispute resolution (ODR) tools. In the Netherlands, some people already arrange their divorce using the advantages of online mediation. In this book, a team of experts - from academia, the ODR industry, and civil society - discuss the status quo of ODR in the European Union. But it goes beyond a mere overview. The book also outlines the results of the EMCOD project, which aims to broaden the access to justice and has developed a method for measuring the costs and quality of ODR processes. It has been written for providers and users of ODR services, as well as for policy makers committed to innovations in the field of dispute resolution.

The Mediation Process

Practical Strategies for Resolving Conflict
Author: Christopher W. Moore
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118304306
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 686
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"This is the fourth edition of one of the seminal works in the field of mediation and conflict resolution. The book is practical blend of theory, research, and practice with a useful "how to" approach to resolving disputes at various stages of development and resolution. Its case studies present a range of successful applications of mediation (interpersonal, child custody and divorce, commercial, business, organizational, public policy, environmental, intercultural and international) and strategies for intervention. The book is written for both beginning and experienced practitioners. "--

The Fugitive Identity of Mediation

Negotiations, Shift Changes and Allusionary Action
Author: Debbie De Girolamo
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134075189
Category: Law
Page: 264
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Despite much having been written about what mediation is, direct observations of commercial mediations are limited. This book grants an opportunity to observe mediation in action and also provides external commentary about the actions observed. The book approaches Mediation ethnographically as a social process that is informed by structures, rules and norms that colour the environment within which it operates. Through the ethnographic method, a process leading to negotiated order is examined, baring its elements, identifying its influences and studying the movement to order. The result is the reconceptualization of mediation. The mediator is invited into the negotiation as third party intervener. He creates the process of mediation, defining the process by his actions, which ultimately merges mediator with process. This book provides a window to the lived experience of participants to mediation: it explores their understandings of and interactions within a process they have experienced together and demonstrates how mediation is a process inextricably linked to negotiation. The Fugitive Identity of Mediation will be of interest to scholars, mediators, parties who participate in the process, and to those active in public policy discourse.

The Handbook of Conflict Resolution

Theory and Practice
Author: Morton Deutsch,Eric Colton Marcus
Publisher: Jossey-Bass Incorporated Pub
ISBN: N.A
Category: Family & Relationships
Page: 649
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This first revised edition (with substantial new material and updates) is written for both the seasoned professional and the student just learning the art of mediation and conflict resolution between individuals, groups, organizations and nations.