Beyond Neutrality: Confronting the Crisis in Conflict Resolution / Edition 1

Beyond Neutrality: Confronting the Crisis in Conflict Resolution / Edition 1

by Bernard Mayer
ISBN-10:
0787968064
ISBN-13:
9780787968069
Pub. Date:
05/21/2004
Publisher:
Wiley

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Beyond Neutrality: Confronting the Crisis in Conflict Resolution / Edition 1

In this thought-provoking, passionately written book, Bernard Mayer—an internationally acclaimed leader in the field—dares practitioners to ask the hard questions about alternative dispute resolution. What’s wrong with conflict resolution? Why aren’t more individuals and organizations using conflict resolution when they have a problem? Why doesn’t the public know more about it? What are the limits of conflict resolution? When does conflict resolution work and when does it not?  Offering a committed practitioner’s critique of the profession of mediation, arbitration, and alternative dispute resolution, Beyond Neutrality focuses on the current crisis in the field of conflict resolution and offers a pragmatic response.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780787968069
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 05/21/2004
Pages: 336
Sales rank: 444,649
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.33(h) x 1.16(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

Part One: The Crisis.

1. Conflict Resolution: A Field in Crisis.

2. The Resistance to Conflict Resolution.

3. The Use (and Misuse) of Mediation.

4. Ten Beliefs That Get in Our Way.

5. Conflict Resolution and Society.

Part Two: From Resolution to Engagement.

6. The Power of Engagement.

7. The Conflict Specialist.

8. Embracing Advocacy.

9. Redefining Conflict Resolution.

References.

About the Author.

Index.

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