"The Theory and Practice of Neutrality in Mediation"

Field, Rachael M. (2003) "The Theory and Practice of Neutrality in Mediation". The Arbitrator and Mediator, 22(1), pp. 79-89.

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Abstract

This paper discusses some of the theoretical and practical dilemmas that exist in relation to neutrality in mediation. First, the concept of neutrality and its connotations are explored, along with its contradictions and difficulties. Second, the paper considers some of the proposals that have been put forward to date in terms of responding to these difficulties. Finally, the paper suggests looking to ethical principles about appropriate uses of mediator power to develop an alternative, contextualised approach to neutrality.

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ID Code: 6290
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Additional Information: Access to the author-version is currently restricted pending permission from the publisher. For more information, please refer to the journal’s website (see link) or contact the author. Author contact details: r.field@qut.edu.au
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Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2003 Institute of Arbitrators & Mediators Australia
Deposited On: 21 Feb 2007 00:00
Last Modified: 29 Feb 2012 13:02

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