A mediation profession in Australia : an improved framework for mediation ethics
Field, Rachael M. (2007) A mediation profession in Australia : an improved framework for mediation ethics. Australasian Dispute Resolution Journal, 18(3), pp. 178-185.
This article considers the notion of a mediation 'profession' in Australia, and assesses the possibility of a greater acceptance of mediation as a nascent profession in its own right. The article is particularly concerned with the connection between conceptualizing mediation as a profession, and establishing a more sophisticated framework for ethical practice in mediation. The consideration of these issues works from the basis that the legitimacy of mediation rests on a strong ethical paradigm. The article argues that the strength of ethics in mediation will be enhanced if mediation practice is recognised as an independent professional field of endeavour, a new profession, as opposed to merely an industry or adjunct area of practice.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
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|Keywords:||mediation profession, ethics|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law|
Current > Schools > School of Law
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2007 Thomson Legal and Regulatory|
|Deposited On:||18 Feb 2009 15:03|
|Last Modified:||29 Feb 2012 23:33|
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