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52 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Law Library (Crown)
x, 269 pages ; 25 cm
  • Introduction ot Nordic mediation research / Anny Nylund, Kaijus Ervasti, and Lin Adrian
  • A dispute systems design perspective on Norwegian child custody mediation / Anny Nylund
  • "Restorative justice" : history of the term's international and Danish use / Christian B.N. Gade
  • Developing family mediation in Finland : the change process and practical outcomes / Vaula Haavisto
  • Victim offender mediation in Sweden : an activity falling apart? / Maritha Jacobsson, Lottie Wahlin, and Eva Fromholz
  • Unwrapping court-connected mediation agreements / Lin Adrian and Solfrid Mykland
  • Custody mediation in Norwegian courts : a conglomeration of roles and processes / Camilla Bernt
  • Mediation in light of modern identity / Ida Helene Asmussen
  • When is restorative justice? : exploring the implications of restorative processes in juvenile offence cases based on interviews and observations in Northern Ireland, Norway, and Orlando, Florida / Katrine Barnekow Rasmussen
  • The involvement of children in the process of mandatory family mediation / Renee Thørnblad and Astrid Strandbu
  • Mediation and the best interests of the child from the child law perspective / Kirsikka Salminen
  • Past, preset and future mediation in Nordic countries / Kaijus Ervasti
  • Mediation in Finnish schools : from conflicts to restoration / Maija Gellin.
This open access book presents twelve unique studies on mediation from researchers in Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden, respectively. Each study highlights important aspects of mediation, including the role of children in family mediation, the evolution and ambivalent application of restorative justice in the Nordic countries, the confusion of roles in court-connected mediation, and the challenges in dispute systems. Over the past 20-30 years, mediation has gained in popularity in many countries around the world and is often heralded as a suitable and cost-effective mode of conflict resolution. However, as the studies in this volumes show, mediation also has a number of potential drawbacks. Parties' self-determination may be jeopardized, affected third parties are involved in an inadequate way, and the legal regulations may be flawed. The publication can inspire research, help professionals and policymakers in the field and be used as a textbook.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9783319730189 20180813
Law Library (Crown)


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