Introduction

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

Abstract

This chapter is an introduction to the field of mediation and the book. The chapter begins with a discussion of peace and justice and that is followed by a definition of mediation; mediation as intervention; the mediation continuum; and conflict, mediation and peace. The chapter concludes with information about the specific contents of the volume.

Keywords

United Nations Mediation Process Peace Agreement Security Council Resolution Appreciative Inquiry 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of CincinnatiCincinnatiUSA
  2. 2.Centre for Sociological ResearchUniversity of JohannesburgJohannesburgSouth Africa

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