Mediation distinguished from other dispute resolution processes The mediation process Mediation as facilitation of negotiation Getting to the mediation The obligation to mediate Issues surrounding mediator neutrality and impartiality Confidentiality in mediation Issues surrounding the mediation agreement Ethical considerations Regulation of mediators: development of the profession Specialized applications of mediation Derivative, combination and hybrid processes.
This title provides a comprehensive, yet concise examination of the primary aspects of mediation practice. In doing so, the book considers the legal, philosophical, policy and practical issues surrounding mediation use. Matters include issues such as levels of participation in mediation, enforceability of mediated agreements, regulation of practice including ethical issues, and a survey of the specialized applications of mediation. The extent and limits of confidentiality are examined along with consideration of the Uniform Mediation Act. Each chapter also contains an extensive bibliography and listing of the leading cases in each subject area.
Includes bibliographical references and index.