"ADR: Principles and Practice" is the classic reference work in the UK and many other parts of the world for Alternative Dispute Resolution. It deals with Dispute Resolution as a coherent and discrete topic and remains unchallenged in this respect.
The new Third Edition covers the theory, principles and practice of ADR especially mediation, providing understanding, guidance and authority. It addresses all the main fields of dispute resolution, such as civil-commercial, family and divorce, employment and workplace, neighbourhood/community, environmental and public policy issues, and restorative justice (victim-offender).It extensively covers other processes including negotiation, arbitration, adjudication, evaluation, collaborative and hybrid processes and a range of aspects related to ADR including court-related practice, ethics, confidentiality and privilege, skills and training and online dispute resolution. It also provides an introduction to dispute resolution psychology and working with high conflict parties.
Provides an encyclopaedic work of reference for practitioners and students
Integrates practice and theory of dispute resolution with a national and international perspective
Explores and integrates models of practice and negotiation
Examines strategies and provides precedents
Assists practitioners, policy makers and the judiciary in addressing the issues affecting practice
Introduces the psychology of dispute resolution and working with high conflict parties
Provides extensive references, case law, bibliography and links
New to this Edition:
Extensive developments in practice including new case law, Court practice and expectations, pre-action protocols and the increasing role of judges in providing and supporting ADR
Additional chapters provide an introduction to dispute resolution psychology and strategies for working with high conflict parties
Developments in mediation; restorative justice and practices; collaboration and collaborative law; dispute review boards; online dispute resolution and new technologies.
Explores and integrates models of practice, examines strategies and provides precedents, assisting in addressing the issues affecting practice.
Chapter 1: Analysing ADR
Chapter 2: The dispute resolution toolkit: a process overview
Chapter 3: ADR philosophies and motivation: common values and differences
Chapter 4: Negotiation
Chapter 5: ADR and the courts
Chapter 6: Arbitration
Chapter 7: Contractual adjudication and other adjudicatory processes
Chapter 8: Mediation – General principles
Chapter 9: Mediation – Practice overview
Chapter 10: Civil and commercial mediation
Chapter 11: Divorce and other family mediation
Chapter 12: Neighbourhood and community mediation
Chapter 13: Restorative justice and practices
Chapter 14: Workplace and employment dispute resolution
Chapter 15: Environmental and public issue mediation
Chapter 16: Mediator attributes, skills and roles
Chapter 17: Lawyers’ role representing parties in mediation
Chapter 18: Non-binding ADR evaluative processes
Chapter 19: Hybrid processes - Med-arb, arb-med, neutral fact-finding expert and ombudsman
Chapter 20: Collaborative processes
Chapter 21: Introduction to dispute resolution psychology
Chapter 22: Working with high conflict parties
Chapter 23: Confidentiality and privilege
Chapter 24: Ethics and values, fairness and power.