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Mediation: Practice, Policy, and Ethics, Third Edition

  • Carrie J. Menkel-Meadow
  • Lela Porter Love
  • Andrea Kupfer Schneider
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Mediation: Practice, Policy, and Ethicsprovides a comprehensive and current introduction to the world of mediation, including an overview of conflict, perspectives on justice, and dispute resolution processes to handle disputes in a variety of contexts. The book has chapters on negotiation theory and practice, as well as law and policy, case examples, and practice guidelines for mediators and attorney representatives. Leading scholars and award-winning teachers in the field present descriptions of the various forms mediation takes and mediation’s place in the panoply of dispute resolution processes. Both critiques of mediation and descriptions of its promise and potential are included. Chapters on advising clients on process choice, dispute process design, international and complex mediation, facilitation, and hybrid processes are also offered. The practical, problem-solving approach includes both analytical and behavioral approaches in varying gender, race, and cultural contexts. The text can be used for lawyer-mediators, lawyer-representatives in mediation, and non-lawyer mediators.

New to the Third Edition:

  • Streamlined text designed to be more student-friendly
  • New updates to time-tested problems and cases have to keep the book up-to-date

Professors and students will benefit from:

  • Comprehensive current coverage of mediation including:
    • Law and policy, case examples, and practice guidelines for mediators and attorney representatives
  • Authors that are leading and award-winning scholars, teachers, and practitioners in this area
  • Clear presentation of the advantages of mediation as well as critiques and concerns
  • A practical, problem-solving approach that includes:
    • Both analytical and behavioral approaches
    • Varying gender, race, and cultural contexts
  • Key excerpts from some of the most renowned scholars in the field
  • Text that is applicable across the field of mediation with coverage of:
    • Lawyer-mediators
    • Lawyer-representatives in mediation
    • Non-lawyer mediators
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