Moving Toward a Just Peace

The Mediation Continuum

  • Jan MarieĀ Fritz

Part of the Clinical Sociology: Research and Practice book series (CSRP)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxi
  2. Jan Marie Fritz, Jan Marie Fritz
    Pages 1-14
  3. Basics

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 15-15
    2. Jan Marie Fritz, Jan Marie Fritz
      Pages 17-33
    3. Jan Marie Fritz, Jan Marie Fritz
      Pages 35-47
    4. Jan Marie Fritz, Jan Marie Fritz
      Pages 49-65
  4. Selected Applications

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 67-67
    2. Cheryl Cutrona
      Pages 69-89
    3. Jan Marie Fritz, Jan Marie Fritz
      Pages 107-130
    4. Ariella Vraneski
      Pages 131-147
    5. Jan Marie Fritz, Jan Marie Fritz
      Pages 149-166
    6. Jenny Theron Kervarrec, Jenny Theron Kervarrec, Jerome Sachane
      Pages 213-243
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 317-360

About this book


Mediation, the facilitated discussion of disputes and conflicts, is a flexible approach that can be used at all levels of intervention to move us toward a global peace that is both inclusive and fair. This volume,  edited by Jan Marie Fritz, brings together mediators, scholar-practitioners, and a veteran diplomat to discuss the life and times of mediation in very different settings. 

The 14 chapters include three essays about culture, creativity, and models/theories/approaches. And there are ten chapters about practice: community mediation, mediation by police, special education mediation; interventions on behalf of widows in Nigeria; capacity-building work in Burundi; mediation in Israel; the creative facilitation of meetings; community conferencing; UN Security Council Resolution 1325 (Women and Peace and Security) and the role of civil society organizations in peacebuilding. 

This volume discusses the expanding roles - from prevention through societal transformation - assumed by mediators and the urgent need for mediators working at different intervention levels to learn from each other.  This volume is a must read for scholars, researchers, policymakers, civil society representatives and practitioners with interests in effective dispute and conflict intervention.  It particularly is recommended for those managing dispute and conflict intervention processes.


Capacity Building in Conflict Management on a Community Level Charter of the United Nations Community Mediation in the United States Cultural Considerations Inclusive Peacebuilding and Countries in Transition Intervening in Special Education Cases Mediation and Peacemaking Models, Theories, and Approaches Police and Mediation Prevention and Resolution of Conflicts Problem-Solving Mediation in Israel Promoting Positive Peace One Block at a Time The Art of Facilitation

Editors and affiliations

  • Jan MarieĀ Fritz
    • 1
  1. 1.University of CincinnatiCincinnatiUSA

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