Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages -286) and index.
Formatted Contents Note
1. Introduction 2. Introduction to the principal case studies 3. Using social theory to explain conflicts 4. Alternative dispute resolution : the contribution of negotiation and consensus building 5. Mediation and its contribution to resolving environmental disputes 6. 'Clearing the air' : the North Oxford County Coalition 7. Public participation in decision-making and partnerships 8. Building trust : crucial lessons in participation and partnership 9. Organizations, power, and conflict 10. Consensus and the political process 11. Conclusions on removing the barriers.