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Mediation in Context – Marian Liebmann

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A clean unmarked copy with no inscriptions. 256 as new pages. Slight shelf wear on covers should be expected. Bookseller Inventory # TSB4743

Title: Mediation in Context

Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Publication Date: 2000

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition: Fine

Edition: 1st Edition


From its small beginnings in the UK 15-20 years ago, mediation has become well-known as a more positive method of resolving conflict than the adversarial methods we have been accustomed to using.

Reflecting the range of contexts in which mediation is now used, this book includes chapters on:

history of mediation in the UK

mediation with divorced and separated couples

peer mediation in schools

resolving neighbour disputes in rural and urban settings

victim-offender mediation and conferencing

resolving workplace and industrial disputes

commercial mediation

dealing with patients’ complaints about doctors

elder mediation

environmental mediation and consensus building

international mediation.

Drawing on their own experiences as mediators, the contributors to this book discuss the benefits and drawbacks of mediation in particular settings and use case studies to illustrate how mediation works in practice. This book provides a comprehensive overview of mediation for those wanting to find out more, or those beginning in the field, as well as containing useful information and advice for anyone involved in mediation.

About the Author:

Marian Liebmann has worked in education, art therapy, victim support and probation, and has been involved in community, victim-offender and schools mediation. For eight years she worked for Mediation UK, the umbrella organisation for mediation, as director and projects adviser. She has written/edited seven books in the fields of art therapy, mediation and conflict resolution, and contributed chapters to many others. She currently divides her time between freelance mediation training, art therapy, supervision and writing.