Mediation Models, Theories and Approaches

  • Jan Marie FritzEmail author
  • Jan Marie Fritz
Part of the Clinical Sociology: Research and Practice book series (CSRP)


This chapter identifies some of the major approaches used by professional mediators – working independently or in teams – in the United States. It also identifies some of the theoretical underpinnings of those approaches, identifies models that can be used by those with different approaches, provides a rationale for understanding the approaches and includes some information about mediation in other countries.


Social Theory Social Exchange Cognitive Neuroscience Social Conflict Mediation Approach 
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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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