Mediation and Conflict Resolution in Social Work and the Human Services
Nelson-Hall, Jan 1, 1997 - Social Science - 348 pages
This timely collection written from a social work perspective includes original chapters by leading experts in specific fields of mediation and conflict resolution. Each chapter examines a field of practice, describes the actual mediation/conflict resolution process, considers current debates and research, and provides alternatives to mediation. Gender, race, class, and cultural diversity issues are integrated throughout the text, with a separate chapter addressing mediation and multicultural reality.
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