Unit 8 – Mediation in Practice
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Unit 8 examines the use of mediation in several areas where it is now common, including family disputes, criminal matters, public policy, and administrative proceedings. This unit also discusses issues of race, culture, and gender with respect to their possible effects on the mediation process. Finally, Unit 8 outlines the ethical requirements of the mediator.
When you have completed Unit 8, you should be able to achieve the following learning objectives.
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Lande, John. (2012). The revolution in family law dispute resolution. Journal of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, 24, 411–449. University of Missouri School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2012–10.
Menkel-Meadow, Carrie. (2011). Mediating multiculturally: Culture and the ethical mediator. In Ellen Waldman (Ed.), Mediation Ethics: Cases & Commentaries. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass. 305–338.
CRJP284. (April 27, 2009). Restorative justice: Victim offender mediation overview by Mark Umbreit. (YouTube video).