Conflict Resolution Quarterly, Issue 1

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A special Double Issue of Conflict Resolution Quarterly A much needed resource for scholars and practitioners, this special double issue provides the first comprehensive review of conflict management and dispute resolution effectiveness in seven key areas of conflict resolution practice: Family Mediation Court Mediation Community Mediation Workplace Dispute Resolution Environmental Conflict Resolution Conflict Resolution Education Victim Offender Mediation and Restorative Justice
Research from the field is presented with special attention to how program structures affect outcomes of these practices and helps practitioners answer the question, Does it work? Each review article is followed by commentaries from noted scholar-practitioners in each area of practice that help readers consider the questions, How well does it work? and What are our next steps?
Contributors include: Terry Amsler, Ariel C. Avgar, Linda Baron, Jennifer Batton, Lisa B. Bingham, Robert B. Coates, E. Franklin Dukes, Kirk Emerson, Timothy Hedeen, Tricia S. Jones, Joan B. Kelly, John Lande, David B. Lipsky, Rosemary O'Leary, Donald T. Saposnek, Mark S. Umbreit, Betty Vos, Roselle L. Wissler, and Howard Zehr.
This is the 22nd Volume, Issues 1-2 of the quarterly Jossey-Bass journal Conflict Resolution Quarterly.

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About the author (2006)

Tricia S. Jones (Ph.D., The Ohio State University; M.S., Purdue University; B.S., University of Wiscon-sin-Oshkosh) has been a conflict scholar, practitioner, and consultant for 25 years. She has written, edited, or co-edited 5 books, published more than 50 articles or book chapters, presented more than 100 presentations at national or international conferences, and received more than $2.1 million in grant fund-ing for her research in the area of conflict processes. She is currently editor of "Conflict Resolution Quarterly" and serves as a guest reviewer for other conflict management journals. Dr. Jones brings con-siderable knowledge of conflict theory and research that can be applied to conflict coaching. In addition, she has been an active conflict management trainer for a variety of Fortune 100 and national non-profit organization for the past 20 years. In recognition of her emphasis of theory and practice integration, she received the Jeffrey Z. Rubin Theory to Practice Award in conflict management from the International As-sociation for Conflict Management in 2005. (She is also a co-author of a forthcoming introductory inter-personal communication textbook to be published by Houghton Mifflin.)

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