Dispute Processes: ADR and the Primary Forms of Decision-Making / Edition 2

Dispute Processes: ADR and the Primary Forms of Decision-Making / Edition 2

by Simon Roberts, Michael Palmer
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521676010

ISBN-13: 9780521676014

Pub. Date: 10/31/2005

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This volume considers the primary forms of decision-making for disputes: negotiation, mediation, and umpiring - in the context of the rapidly changing discourses and practices of civil justice taking place across a broad range of jurisdictions. Potential litigants increasingly need to be aware of the comple range of dispute management processes available to

Overview

This volume considers the primary forms of decision-making for disputes: negotiation, mediation, and umpiring - in the context of the rapidly changing discourses and practices of civil justice taking place across a broad range of jurisdictions. Potential litigants increasingly need to be aware of the comple range of dispute management processes available to them, and lawyers have to develop skills beyond those traditionally associated with litigation and the courts. This new edition brings together and anlyzes a wide range of material dealing with dispute processes and the current debates on civil justice.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521676014
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
10/31/2005
Series:
Law in Context Series
Edition description:
Revised Edition
Pages:
408
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.91(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction; 2. Cultures of decision-making: precursors to the emergence of ADR; 3. The debates around civil justice and the movement towards procedural innovation; 4. Disputes and dispute processes; 5. Negotiations; 6. Mediation; 7. Umpiring; 8. Hybrid forms and processual experimentation; 9. The trajectory of alternative dispute resolution.

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