Community and Neighbour Mediation

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Marian Liebmann
Cavendish, 1998 - Dispute resolution (Law) - 315 pages
Looks at mediation as it can be applied to resolving community and neighbourhood disputes. The book covers the history and theory of mediation practices before looking at how these can work in practice by analyzing the mediation process and examining detailed case studies. It goes on to look at the organizational structures which allow these processes to be delivered, from model structures and services to advice on recruitment and training. The book also examines practical issues such as the importance of equal opportunities in community mediation schemes, how to maintain standards and get accreditation, and how to maintain cost-effectiveness.

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About the author (1998)

Marian Liebmann currently practices at the Bristol Inner City Mental Health Service, where she specializes in running anger management art therapy groups. She lectures on art therapy at several universities in the UK and Ireland and also works in mediation and conflict resolution. She has previously run art and conflict workshops in many countries and has worked with offenders, women's groups and community groups. She has written and edited eight books, including Mediation in Context, Art Therapy, Race and Culture, Art Therapy with Offenders and Art Therapy in Practice, also published by Jessica Kingsley Publishers.

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