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Title: Mediation : roots in the past with projection in the future
Author: Vall, Anna
Keywords: history of mediation;origins of mediation;future of mediation;mediation;conflictology;història de la mediació;historia de la mediación;orígens de la mediació;orígenes de la mediación;futur de la mediació;futuro de la mediación;mediació;mediación;conglictologia;congflictología
Issue Date: 7-Jun-2010
Publisher: Universitat Oberta de Catalunya
Citation: Vall, Anna (2009). "Mediation: Roots in the past with projection in the future". Journal of conflictology, 2009, Vol. 0, num 1
Abstract: When talking about mediation and other methods of conflict resolution based on peaceful, constructive and cooperative management of disagreement, we would seem to be talking about new systems for conflict management. Looking back at our history shows us how this is not the case however. Despite innovation in its theorisation and more professional application over the last thirty years, there is an underlying philosophy in these systems that could well be as old as human beings' ability to reason. Thus, mediation, whether carried out by professionals or informally by friends and relatives, is no new discovery, but rather the fortunate recovery of techniques based on ancestral principles rooted in people's ability to understand and dialogue.
Description: Peer reviewed
Language: English
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10609/3031
ISSN: 2013-8857
Appears in Collections:2009, vol. 0, n. 1

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