A Practical Bibliography of Books for the Mediation Practitioner


by Barbara Brown

I want to acknowledge Ken Reed for letting me see his bibliography when I was starting this project; Woody Mosten, not only for giving me the initial list of must-reads, but for setting me on course and for extending his wisdom and continued guidance; and my husband, Bob Brown, for his ideas and support even as he rolled his eyes at my obsessive collection of these titles.

March 2009

Barbara Brown Early in my education and training as a mediator I started compiling a list of the books on mediation I wanted to read. Woody Mosten started me out with a list of must-reads. I bought those books, and they all had bibliographies. So I added the books in those bibliographies to my list. And so it went. I became enthralled by the sheer number of books on mediation and conflict resolution and decided that it might be helpful to other practitioners as well to have these works pulled together in one bibliography with consistent citation format. Here is the result. It includes even a few titles that have not yet been released. This is a bibliography of books only, and it was my intent to limit this particular list to titles that seem to be useful primarily to the practitioner. I’d be happy to know about books you think should be added to the list.

© 2008- 2010 Barbara Brown

Bibliography Update

Abney, Sherrie R. Avoiding Litigation. Trafford Publishing: Victoria, B.C.: Trafford Publishing, 2006.

Acland, Andrew Floyer. A Sudden Outbreak of Common Sense: Managing Conflict Through Mediation. London: Hutchinson Business Books, 1990.

Alfini, James J., and Eric R. Galton, eds. ADR Personalities and Practice Tips. Washington, D.C.: American Bar Association, Section of Dispute Resolution, 1998.

Alfini, James J.; Sharon B. Press; Jean R. Sternlight; and Joseph B. Stulberg. Mediation Theory and Practice. 2nd ed. Newark: LexisNexis Matthew Bender, 2006.

Arrow, Kenneth J.; Robert H. Mnookin; and Amos Tversky, eds. Barriers to Conflict Resolution. New York: W.W. Norton, 1995. Augsburger, David W. Conflict Mediation Across Cultures: Pathways and Patterns. Louisville, Ky.: John Knox Press, 1992.

Avgerinos, Mary. Conflict Resolution: How ADR Helps Community Associations: A Guide for Association Practitioners. Alexandria, Va.: Community Associations Press, 2004.

Avruch, Kevin; Peter W. Black; and Joseph A. Scimecca, eds. Conflict Resolution: Cross- Cultural Perspectives. New York: Greenwood Press, 1991.

Axelrod, Robert M. The Complexity of Cooperation: Agent-Based Models of Competition and Collaboration. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1997.

Axelrod, Robert M. The Evolution of Cooperation. New York: Penguin Books, 1990.

Bandler, Richard, and John Grinder. Reframing: Neurolinguistic Programming and the Transformation of Meaning. Moab, Utah: Real People Press, 1982.

Barrett, Jerome T., and Joseph P. Barrett. A History of Alternative Dispute Resolution: The Story of a Political, Social, and Cultural Movement. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2004.

Barsky, Allan Edward. Conflict Resolution for the Helping Professions. 2nd ed. Belmont, Calif.: Thomson Brooks/Cole, 2007.

Bazemore, S. Gordon, and Mara Schiff, eds. Restorative Community Justice: Repairing Harm and Transforming Communities. Cincinnati, Ohio: Anderson Publishing, 2001.

Bazemore, S. Gordon, and Mara Schiff. Juvenile Justice Reform and Restorative Justice: Building Theory and Policy from Practice. Portland, Oreg.: Willan, 2005.

Beck, Connie J.A., and Bruce D. Sales. Family Mediation: Facts, Myths, and Future Prospects. Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association, 2001.

Beer, Jennifer E., and Eileen Steif. Mediator’s Handbook. 3rd ed. Gabriola Island, B.C.: New Society Publishers, 1997.

Benjamin, Robert D. Effective Negotiation and Mediation: Applied Theory and Practice Handbook. Portland, Oreg.: Mediation and Conflict Management Services, 2002.

Bennett, Mark D., and Michele S. G. Hermann. The Art of Mediation. Notre Dame, Ind.: National Institute of Trial Advocacy, 1996.

Bens, Ingrid. Advanced Facilitation Strategies: Tools and Techniques to Master Difficult Situations. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2005.

Bens, Ingrid. Facilitating to Lead!: Leadership Strategies for a Networked World. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2006.

Bens, Ingrid. Facilitating with Ease!: Core Skills for Facilitators, Team Leaders and Members, Managers, Consultants. rev.ed. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2005.

Bercovitch, Jacob, ed.. Resolving International Conflicts: The Theory and Practice of Mediation. Boulder, Colo.: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 1996. Bercovitch, Jacob, ed. Social Conflicts and Third Parties: Strategies of Conflict Resolution. Boulder, Colo.: Westview Press, 1984.

Bercovitch, Jacob, ed. Studies in International Mediation: Essays in Honour of Jeffrey Z. Rubin. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2002.

Bernard, Phyllis, and Bryant Garth, eds. Dispute Resolution Ethics: A Comprehensive Guide. Washington, D.C.: American Bar Association, Section of Dispute Resolution, 2002.

Bertschler, Patricia, and Laurette Cocklin. Truce! Using Elder Mediation to Resolve Conflict among Families, Seniors, and Organizations. Independence, Ohio: NCS Publishing, 2004.

Binder, David A.; Paul Bergman; Susan C. Price; and Paul R. Tremblay. Lawyers As Counselors: A Client-Centered Approach. 2nd ed. St. Paul, Minn.: Thomson/West, 2004.

Bleemer, Russ, ed. Mediation: Approaches and Insights. Huntington, N.Y.: Juris Publishing, 2005.

Borisoff, Deborah, and David A. Victor. Conflict Management, A Communication Skills Approach. 2nd ed. Boston: Allyn and Bacon, 1998.

Boserup, Hans. Six Ways in Seven Days - Special Part of the Mediation Process. DJOEF Publishing, 2007. (Distributed by International Specialized Book Services, Portland, Oreg.)

Bowling, Daniel, and David Hoffman, eds. Bringing Peace into the Room: How the Personal Qualities of the Mediator Impact the Process of Conflict Resolution. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2003.

Boulle, Laurence. Mediation: Principles, Process, Practice. 2nd ed. Chatswood, N.S.W. (New South Wales, Australia): LexisNexis Butterworths, 2005.

Boulle, Laurence J.; Michael T. Colatrella, Jr.; and Anthony P. Picchioni. Mediation: Skills and Techniques. Newark, N.J.: LexisNexis/Matthew Bender, 2008.

Brams, Steven J., and Alan D. Taylor. Fair Division: From Cake-Cutting to Dispute Resolution. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1996.

Breslin, J. William, and Jeffrey Z. Rubin, eds. Negotiation Theory and Practice. Cambridge, Mass.: Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School, 1995.

Brett, Jeanne M. Negotiating Globally: How to Negotiate Deals, Resolve Disputes, and Make Decisions Across Cultural Boundaries. 2nd ed. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, August 2007.

Brown, Harry J., and Arthur L. Marriott. ADR Principles and Practice. London: Sweet and Maxwell, 1993.

Brown, Louis M. Lawyering Through Life: The Origin of Preventive Law. Littleton, Colo.: F.B. Rothman, 1986.

Brunet, Edward. J.; Charles B. Craver; and Ellen E. Deason. Alternative Dispute Resolution: The Advocate’s Perspective. 3rd ed. Newark, N.J.: LexisNexis Matthew Bender, 2006.

Bunker, Barbara B., and Jeffrey Z. Rubin, eds. Conflict, Cooperation, and Justice: Essays Inspired by the Work of Morton Deutsch. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1995.

Burgess, Heidi, and Guy Burgess. Encyclopedia of Conflict Resolution. Santa Barbara, Calif.: ABC-CLIO, 1997.

Burnett, Nan Waller. Calm in the Face of the Storm: Spiritual Daily Practice for the Peacemaker. Golden, Colo.: Devenio Restituo Pacis Publishers, 2007.

Burton, John W., ed. Conflict: Human Needs and Theory. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1990.

Burton, John W., and Frank Dukes, eds. Conflict: Practices in Management, Settlement, and Resolution. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1990.

Burton, John W., and Frank Dukes, eds. Conflict: Readings in Management and Resolution. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1990.

Burton, John W. Conflict: Resolution and Prevention. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1990.

Burton, John W. Conflict Resolution: Its Language and Processes. Lanham, Md.: Scarecrow Press, 1996.

Burton, John W. Resolving Deep Rooted Conflict: A Handbook. Lanham, Md.: University Press of America, 1987.

Bush, Robert A. Baruch, and Joseph P. Folger. The Promise of Mediation: T he Transformative Approach to Conflict. rev.ed. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2005.

Cahn, Dudley D., and Anna Abigail Ruth. Managing Conflict Through Communication. 3rd ed. Boston: Pearson/Allyn and Bacon, 2007.

Calkins, Richard M., and Fred Lane. Lane & Calkins Mediation Practice Guide. New York: Aspen Publishers, 2006.

Carpenter, Susan, and W.J.D. Kennedy. Managing Public Disputes: A Practical Guide for Government, Business, and Citizens’ Groups. 2nd ed. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2001.

Carroll, Eileen, and Karl Mackie. International Mediation: The Art of Business Diplomacy. 2nd ed. Alphen aan den Rijn, The Netherlands: Kluwer Law International, 2006. (Sold and distributed in North, Central, and South America by Aspen Publishers in Frederick, Md.) Charlton, Ruth, and Micheline Dewdney. The Mediator’s Handbook: Skills and Strategies for Practitioners. 2nd ed. Sydney: Lawbook Co., 2004. (Distributed by Wm. W. Gaunt & Sons in Holmes Beach, Fla.)

Chayes, Antonia, and Martha L. Minow, eds. Imagine Coexistence: Restoring Humanity After Violent Ethnic Conflict. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2003.

Chialdini, Robert B. Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion. New York: William Morrow, 1993.

Cloke, Kenneth. Conflict Revolution: Mediating Evil, War, Injustice and Terrorism. Calgary: Janis Publications, 2008.

Cloke, Kenneth. The Crossroads of Conflict: A Journey into the Heart of Dispute Resolution. Calgary: Janis Publications, 2006.

Cloke, Kenneth. Mediating Dangerously: The Frontiers of Conflict Resolution. San Francisco: Jossey Bass, 2001.

Cloke, Kenneth. Mediation: Revenge and the Magic of Forgiveness. Santa Monica: Center for Dispute Resolution, 1996.

Cloke, Kenneth, and Joan Goldsmith. Resolving Personal and Organizational Conflict: Stories of Transformation and Forgiveness. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2000.

Cole, Sarah R.; Nancy H. Rogers; and Craig A. McEwen. Mediation: Law, Policy and Practice. 2nd ed. Deerfield, Ill.: Clark Boardman Callaghan, 1994.

Coltri, Laurie. Conflict Diagnosis and Alternative Dispute Resolution. Upper Saddle River, N.J.: Prentice Hall, 2004.

Conover, Robert J. Strategic Tort-Mediation Negotiation. Arroyo Grande, Calif: InPerspective Publications, 2007

Coogler, O.J. Structured Mediation in Divorce Settlement: A Handbook for Marital Mediators. Lexington, Mass.: New Lexington Press, 1978.

Cooley, John W. Creative Problem Solvers Handbook, for Negotiators and Mediators: A Pracademic Approach. Washington, D.C.: American Bar Association, Section of Dispute Resolution, 2005.

Cooley, John W. Mediation Advocacy. 2nd ed. South Bend, Ind.: National Institute for Trial Advocacy, 2002.

Cooley, John W. The Mediator’s Handbook: Advanced Practice Guide for Civil Litigation. 2nd ed. South Bend, Ind.: National Institute for Trial Advocacy, 2006. Coser, Lewis A. The Functions of Social Conflict. Glencoe, Ill.: Free Press, 1956.

Craver, Charles B. Effective Legal Negotiation and Settlement. 5th ed. Newark, N.J.: LexisNexis, 2005.

Creighton, James L. The Public Participation Handbook: Making Better Decisions Through Citizen Involvement. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2005.

Crum, Thomas F. The Magic of Conflict: Turning a Life of Work into a Life of Art. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1987.

Curle, Adam. In the Middle: Non official Mediation in Violent Situations. Leamington Spa, UK: Berg, 1986. (Distributed in the U.S. by St. Martin’s Press in New York.)

Curle, Adam. Making Peace. London: Tavistock Publications, 1971.

Deutsch, Morton; Peter T. Coleman; and Eric C. Marcus, eds. The Handbook of Conflict Resolution: Theory and Practice. 2nd ed. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2006.

Deutsch, Morton. The Resolution of Conflict: Constructive and Destructive Processes. New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1973.

Dingwall, Robert, and John Eekelaar, J., eds. Divorce Mediation and the Legal Process. New York: Oxford University Press, 1988.

Doak, Robert S. Conflict Resolution. Chicago: Raintree, 2004.

Doherty, Nora, and Marcelas Guyler. The Essential Guide to Workplace Mediation and Conflict Resolution: Rebuilding Working Relationships. London: Kogan Page, 2008.

Domenici, Kathy, and Stephen W. Littlejohn. Mediation: Empowerment in Conflict Management. 2nd ed. Prospect Heights, Ill.: Waveland Press, 2001.

Doubille, Steven P.; Michael Pearson; and Bradley Feasey. Conflict Resolution and Negotiation Studies in International Relations: A Bibliography. Ottawa: Norman Paterson School of International Affairs, Carleton University, 1986.

Druckman, Daniel, and Paul F. Diehl, eds. Conflict Resolution. London: Sage, 2006.

Dukes, E. Franklin; Marina A. Piscolish; and John B. Stephens. Reaching for Higher Ground in Conflict Resolution: Tools for Powerful Groups and Communities. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2000.

Dunlop, John T., and Arnold M. Zack. Mediation and Arbitration of Employment Disputes. San Francisco: Jossey Bass, 1997.

Eddy, William A. High Conflict People in Legal Disputes. Calgary: Janis Publications, 2006.

Edelman, Joel, and Mary Beth Crain. The Tao of Negotiation: How You Can Prevent, Resolve, and Transcend Conflict in Work and Everyday Life. New York: HarperBusiness, 1993.

Ellis, Desmond, and Noreen Stuckless. Mediating and Negotiating Marital Conflicts. Thousand Oaks, Calif.: Sage Publications, 1996.

Erickson, Stephen. K., and Marilyn S. McKnight. The Practitioner’s Guide to Mediation: A Client Centered Approach. New York: Wiley, 2001.

Fisher, Roger; Elizabeth Kopelman; and Andrea Kupfer Schneider. Beyond Machiavelli: Tools for Coping with Conflict. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1994.

Fisher, Roger, and Daniel Shapiro. Beyond Reason: Using Emotions as You Negotiate. New York: Viking, 2005.

Fisher, Roger, and Scott Brown. Getting Together: Building a Relationship the Gets to Yes. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1988.

Fisher, Roger; William Ury; and Bruce Patton. Getting to Yes: Negotiating Agreement Without Giving In. 2nd ed. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1991.

Fisher, Ronald J. Interactive Conflict Resolution. Syracuse, N.Y.: Syracuse University Press, 1997.

Fly, Richard. Shakespeare's Mediated World. Amherst, Mass: University of Massachusetts, 1976.

Folberg, Jay; Ann Milne; and Peter Salem, eds. Divorce and Family Mediation: Models, Techniques, and Applications. New York: Guilford Press, 2004.

Folberg, Jay, and Ann Milne, eds. Divorce Mediation: Theory and Practice. New York: Guilford Press, 1988.

Folberg, Jay, and Dwight Golann. Lawyer Negotiation: Theory, Practice, and Law. New York: Aspen Publishers, 2006.

Folberg, Jay, and Alison Taylor. Mediation: A Comprehensive Guide to Resolving Conflicts Without Litigation. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1984.

Folger, Joseph P., and Tricia S. Jones, eds. New Directions in Mediation: Communication Research and Perspectives. Thousand Oaks, Calif.: Sage, 1994.

Folger, Joseph P.; Marshall Scott Poole; and Randall K. Stutman. Working Through Conflict: Strategies for Relationships, Groups, and Organizations. 5th ed. Boston: Pearson/Allyn and Bacon, 2005.

Freeman, Michael, ed. Alternative Dispute Resolution. New York: New York University Press, 1995.

Friedman, Gary, and Jack Himmelstein. Challenging Conflict: Mediation Through Understanding. Washington, D.C.. American Bar Association, Section of Dispute Resolution, 2008.

Furlong, Gary T. The Conflict Resolution Toolbox: Models and Maps for Analyzing, Diagnosing, and Resolving Conflict. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2005.

Galton, Eric R. Representing Clients in Mediation. Dallas, Tex.: American Lawyer Media, 1994.

Galton, Eric R. Ripples from Peace Lake: Essays for Mediators and Peacemakers. Victoria, B.C.: Trafford Publishing, 2004.

Gelfand, Michele J., and Jeanne M. Brett, eds. The Handbook of Negotiation and Culture. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford Business Books, 2004.

Ghais, Suzanne. Extreme Facilitation: Guiding Groups Through Controversy and Complexity. San Francisco: Jossey Bass, 2005.

Gifford, Donald G. Legal Negotiation: Theory and Applications. St. Paul, Minn.: West Pub. Co., 1989.

Golann, Dwight. Mediating Legal Disputes: Effective Strategies for Lawyers and Mediators. New York: Little, Brown, 1996.

Golann, Dwight, and Jay Folberg. Mediation: The Roles of Advocate and Neutral. New York: Aspen Publishers, 2006.

Golann, Dwight; Lisa A. Kloppenberg; Thomas Stipanowich; and Jay Folberg. Resolving Disputes: Theory, Practice, and Law. New York: Aspen Publishers, 2005.

Goldberg, Stephen B.; Frank E. A. Sander; Nancy H. Rogers; and Sarah Rudolph Cole. Dispute Resolution: Negotiation, Mediation and Other Processes. 5th ed. Austin, Tex.: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business/Aspen Publishers, 2007.

Goldman, Barry. The Science of Settlement: Ideas for Negotiators. Philadelphia, Pa.: American Law Institute American Bar Association, 2008.

Goodman, Allan H. Basic Skills for the New Mediator. 2nd ed. Rockville, Md.: Solomon Publications, 2004.

Gray, Barbara. Collaborating: Finding Common Ground for Multi-Party Problems. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1989.

Haynes, John M. Divorce Mediation: A Practical Guide for Therapists and Counselors. New York: Springer Pub. Co., 1981.

Haynes, John M.. The Fundamentals of Family Mediation. Albany, N.Y.: State University of New York Press, 1994.

Haynes, John M., and Gretchen L. Haynes. Mediating Divorce: Casebook of Strategies for Successful Family Negotiations. San Francisco: Jossey Bass, 1989.

Haynes, John M.; Gretchen L. Haynes; and Larry Sun Fong. Mediation: Positive Conflict Management. Albany, N.Y.: State University of New York Press, 2004.

Heinrichs, Jay. Thank You for Arguing: What Aristotle, Lincoln, and Homer Simpson Can Teach Us about the Art of Persuasion. New York: Three Rivers Press, 2007.

Herrman, Margaret S., ed. The Blackwell Handbook of Mediation: Bridging Theory, Research, and Practice. Malden, Mass.: Blackwell Publishing, 2006.

International Institute for Conflict Prevention & Resolution ADR Glossary. New York: (published by the author).

International Institute for Conflict Prevention & Resolution. ADR Suitability Guide. New York: (published by the author).

International Institute for Conflict Prevention & Resolution. Mediation. New York: (published by the author).

Isenhart, Myra Warren, and Spangle, Michael. Collaborative Approaches to Resolving Conflict. Thousand Oaks, Calif.: Sage Publications, 2000.

Jabri, Vivienne. Discourses on Violence: Conflict Analysis Reconsidered. Manchester, N.Y.: Manchester University Press, 1996.

Jacoby, Tim. Understanding Conflict and Violence: Theoretical and Interdisciplinary Approaches. New York: Routledge, 2007.

Jenkins, Jon C., and Maureen R. Jenkins. The 9 Disciplines of a Facilitator: Leading Groups by Transforming Yourself. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2006.

Kagel, Sam, and Kathy Kelly. The Anatomy of Mediation: What Makes it Work. Washington, D.C.: Bureau of National Affairs, 1989.

Kaner, Sam, and Lenny Lind. Facilitator’s Guide to Participatory Decision-Making. 2nd ed. San Francisco: Jossey Bass, 2007.

Katsh, Ethan, and Janet Rifkin. Online Dispute Resolution: Resolving Disputes in Cyberspace. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2001.

Kauffmann-Kohler, Gabrielle, and Thomas Schultz. Online Dispute Resolution: Challenges for Contemporary Justice. The Hague: Kluwer Law International, 2004.

Kheel, Theodore W. The Keys to Conflict Resolution: Proven Methods of Settling Disputes Voluntarily. New York: Four Walls Eight Windows, 1999.

Knight, H. Warren; Richard Chernick; Susan W. Haldeman; and William L. Bettinelli. California Practice Guide: Alternative Dispute Resolution. Encino, Calif.: The Rutter Group, 2007.

Kochman, Thomas. Black and White Styles in Conflict. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1981.

Kolb, Deborah M.; Judith Williams; and Carol Frohlinger. Everyday Negotiation: Navigating the Hidden Agendas in Bargaining. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2003.

Kolb, Deborah M., and Judith Williams. Her Place at the Table: A Woman’s Guide to Negotiating: Five Key Challenges to Leadership Success. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2004.

Kolb, Deborah M., and Jean M. Bartunek, eds. Hidden Conflict in Organizations: Uncovering Behind the Scenes Disputes. Newbury Park, Calif.: Sage Publications, 1992.

Kolb, Deborah M. The Mediators. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 1983.

Kolb, Deborah M., ed. Negotiation Eclectics: Essays in Memory of Jeffrey Z. Rubin. Cambridge, Mass.: PON Books, 1998.

Kolb, Deborah M., and Judith Williams. The Shadow Negotiation: How Women Can Master the Hidden Agendas That Determine Bargaining Success. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2000.

Kolb, Deborah M. When Talk Works: Profiles of Mediators. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2001.

Korobkin, Russell. Negotiation Theory and Strategy. New York: Aspen Law & Business, 2002.

Kovach, Kimberlee K. Mediation: Principles and Practice. 3rd ed. St. Paul, Minn.: Thomson/ West, 2004.

Kremenyuk, Victor A., ed. International Negotiation: Analysis, Approaches, Issues. 2nd ed. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2002.

Kressel, Kenneth, and Dean G. Pruitt, eds. Mediation Research: The Process and Effectiveness of Third Party Intervention. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1989.

Kriesberg, Louis. Constructive Conflicts: From Escalation to Resolution. 3rd ed. Lanham, Md.: Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, 2002.

Kriesberg, Louis.; Terrell A. Northrup; and Stuart J. Thorson, eds. Intractable Conflicts and Their Transformation. Syracuse, N.Y.: Syracuse University Press, 1989.

Kriesberg, Louis. Social Conflicts. 2nd ed. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice Hall, 1982.

Krivis, Jeffrey, and Naomi Lucks. How to Make Money as a Mediator. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2006.

Krivis, Jeffrey. Improvisational Negotiation: A Mediator’s Stories of Conflict about Love, Money, Anger - and the Strategies that Resolved Them. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2006.

Kruk, Edward, ed. Mediation and Conflict Resolution in Social Work and the Human Services. Chicago: Nelson-Hall, 1997.

Ladd, Peter D. Mediation, Conciliation, and Emotions: A Practitioner’s Guide for Understanding Emotions in Dispute Resolution. Lanham, Md.: University Press of America, 2005.

Landau, Barbara; Lorne Wolfson; and Niki Landau. Family Mediation and Collaborative Practice. 4th ed. Markham, Ont.: LexisNexis Butterworths, 2005.

Landau, Sy; Barbara Landau; and Daryl Landau. From Conflict to Creativity: How Resolving Workplace Disagreements Can Inspire Innovation and Productivity. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2001.

Lang, Michael D., and Alison Taylor. The Making of a Mediator: Developing Artistry in Practice. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2000.

LeBaron, Michelle. Bridging Cultural Conflict: A New Approach for a Changing World. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2003.

LeBaron, Michelle. Bridging Troubled Waters: Conflict Resolution from the Heart. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2002.

Lederach, John Paul. Building Peace: Sustainable Reconciliation in Divided Societies. Washington, D.C.: United States Institute of Peace Press, 1997.

Lederach, John Paul, and Janice Moomaw Jenner, eds. Into the Eye of the Storm: A Handbook of International Peacebuilding. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2002.

Lederach, John Paul. The Journey Toward Reconciliation. Scottdale, Pa.: Herald Press, 1999.

Lederach, John Paul. The Little Book of Conflict Transformation. Intercourse, Pa.: Good Books, 2003.

Lederach, John Paul. The Moral Imagination: The Art and Soul of Building Peace. New York: Oxford University Press, 2005.

Lederach, John Paul. Preparing for Peace: Conflict Transformation Across Cultures. Syracuse, N.Y.: Syracuse University Press, 1995.

Lensky, Tammy. Making Mediation Your Day Job: How to Market Your ADR Business Using Mediation Principles You Already Know. Lincoln, Nebr.: iUniverse, Inc., 2008.

Levine, Stewart. The Book of Agreement: Ten Essential Elements for Getting the Results You Want. San Francisco: Berrett-Koehler, 2002.

Levine, Stewart. Getting to Resolution: Turning Conflict into Collaboration. San Francisco: Berrett-Koehler, 1998.

Levinson, Jay Conrad; Mark S.A. Smith; and Orvel Ray Wilson. Guerrilla Negotiating: Unconventional Weapons and Tactics to Get What You Want. New York: John Wiley, 1999.

Leviton, Sharon C., and James L. Greenstone. Elements of Mediation. Pacific Grove, Calif.: Brooks/Cole, 1997.

Lewicki, Roy J.; Bruce Barry; and David M. Saunders. Essentials of Negotiation. 4th ed. Boston: McGraw Hill/Irwin, 2007.

Lewicki, Roy J., and Alexander Hiam. Mastering Business Negotiation: A Working Guide to Making Deals and Resolving Conflict. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2006.

Little, J. Anderson. Making Money Talk: How to Mediate Insured Claims and Other Monetary Disputes. Chicago: American Bar Association, Section of Dispute Resolution, 2007.

Long, William J., and Peter Brecke. War and Reconciliation: Reason and Emotion in Conflict Resolution. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 2003.

Lovenheim. Peter. Becoming a Mediator: An Insider's Guide to Exploring Careers in Mediation. San Francisco: Jossey Bass, 2002.

Lovenheim, Peter, and Emily Doskow. Becoming a Mediator: Your Guide to Career Opportunities. Berkeley: Nolo, 2004. Lulofs, Roxane S., and Dudley D. Cahn. Conflict, From Theory to Action. 2nd ed. Boston: Allyn and Bacon, 2000.

MacFarlane, Julie, ed. Dispute Resolution Readings and Case Studies. 2nd ed. Toronto: Edmond Montgomery Publications, 2002.

MacFarlane, Julie, ed. Rethinking Disputes: The Mediation Alternative. London: Cavendish Pub., 1997.

Mackie, Karl J., ed. A Handbook of Dispute Resolution: ADR in Action. New York: Routledge, 1991.

Madonik, Barbara G. I Hear What You Say, But What Are You Telling Me? The Strategic Use of Nonverbal Communication in Mediation. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2001.

Maggiolo, Walter A. Techniques of Mediation. New York: Oceana Publications, 1985.

Marcus, Leonard J.; Barry C. Dorn; Phyllis Beck Kritek; Velvet G. Miller; and Janice B. Wyatt. Renegotiating Health Care: Resolving Conflict to Build Collaboration. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1995.

Mayer, Bernard S. Beyond Neutrality: Confronting the Crisis in Conflict Resolution. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2004.

Mayer, Bernard S. The Dynamics of Conflict Resolution: A Practitioner’s Guide. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2000.

Mayer, Bernard S. Staying With Conflict: A Strategic Approach to Ongoing Disputes. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2009.

McCorkle, Suzanne, and Melanie J. Reese. Mediation Theory and Practice. Boston: Pearson/Allyn and Bacon, 2005.

McKnight, Marilyn S., and Stephen K. Erickson. Mediating Divorce: A Step by Step Manual. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2002.

Menkel-Meadow, Carrie. Dispute Processing and Conflict Resolution: Theory, Practice, and Policy. Burlington, Vt: Ashgate/Dartmouth, 2003.

Menkel-Meadow, Carrie J.; Lela Porter Love; Andrea Kupfer Schneider; and Jean R. Sternlight. Dispute Resolution: Beyond the Adversarial Model. New York: Aspen Publishers, 2005.

Menkel-Meadow, Carrie; Lela Porter Love; and Andrea Kupfer Schneider. Mediation: Practice, Policy, and Ethics. New York: Aspen Publishers, 2006.

Menkel-Meadow, Carrie, ed. Mediation: Theory, Policy, and Practice. Burlington, Vt: Ashgate/Dartmouth, 2001.

Menkel-Meadow, Carrie; Andrea Kupfer Schneider; and Lela Porter Love. Negotiation: Processes for Problem Solving. New York: Aspen Publishers, 2006.

Menkel Meadow, Carrie, and Michael Wheeler, eds. What's Fair: Ethics for Negotiators. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2004.

Merki, Mary Bronson. Conflict Resolution. New York: Glencoe/McGraw Hill, 1996.

Mills, Mary K. Conflict Resolution and Public Policy. (Prepared under the auspices of the Policy Studies Organization.) New York: Greenwood Press, 1990.

Mindell, Arnold. The Leader as a Martial Artist: Techniques and Strategies for Resolving Conflict and Creating Community. Portland, Oreg.: Lao Tse Press, 2000.

Mnookin, Robert H.; Scott R. Peppet; and Andrew S. Tulumello. Beyond Winning: Negotiating to Create Value in Deals and Disputes. Cambridge, Mass.: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2000.

Mnookin, Robert H.; Lawrence E. Susskind; and Pacey C. Foster, eds. Negotiating on Behalf of Others: Advice to Lawyers, Business Executives, Sports Agents, Diplomats, Politicians, and Everybody Else. Thousand Oaks, Calif.: Sage Publications, 1999.

Moffitt, Michael L., and Robert C. Bordone, eds. The Handbook of Dispute Resolution. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2005.

Moore, Christopher W. The Mediation Process: Practical Strategies for Resolving Conflict. 3rd ed. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2003.

Mosten, Forrest S. Collaborative Divorce Handbook: Helping Families Without Going to Court. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, September 2009.

Mosten, Forrest S. The Complete Guide to Mediation: The Cutting edge Approach to Family Law Practice. Chicago: American Bar Association, Section of Family Law, 1997.

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Biography




Barbara Brown is a private mediator in Los Angeles with her own firm, Brown Mediation, focusing on business, commercial, real estate, and employment matters. Since 2006 she has been devoting full time to her mediation practice.

During her 28 years as a litigator she represented both plaintiffs and defendants. She had her own firm, The Brown Law Firm, for over 10 years. Before that she spent five years as Senior Counsel at First Interstate Bank and 12 years in private practice. She is a graduate of UCLA School of Law (JD, 1978), Michigan State University (MA, 1970), and Ohio Wesleyan University (BA, 1966).

Barbara was a Peace Corps Volunteer in Thailand (1966 - 1968) where she taught English as a Second Language. She spent eight more years teaching before going to law school. She was a member of the Planning Commission for the City of Santa Monica from 2000 to 2007 and served as chair in 2004 - 2005. She has also served on the Advisory Board of Sojourn, a shelter for battered women and children (1996 - 2004).



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 Paul  ,   Chicago IL    09/30/09 
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Any recommendations for the top 10 business mediation books?
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 Kim ,   Indialantic FL    03/28/09 
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We appreciate you sharing your resources and evaluation with us. I'm sure, with my list of things to do, it will be some time before I can get to all of the books on your list. Is there anyway you might categorize them for us? Perhaps identify those that pertain to the business of mediation, or to stradegies in mediation, or the laws and pratices of medition, etc. , or whatever headings into which you personally would group them. This would be most helpful.
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 RATUL ,   Guwahati,Assam IN    03/26/09 
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It will healp me a lot.From your brief biography it appears that you have a lot of experience in the field of Mediation. I am beeing a lawyer ,practicing in India,i hopy you will contribute your resourceful articles in the near future. Thank you. Ratul Goswami,Advocate ratulgoswami@gmail.com
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 Lorraine Schaffer,   London UK    03/25/09 
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I have been teaching graduate courses in Conflict Resolution and Mediation Studies at Birkbeck College in London for several years and so have been compiling and adding to reading lists. Barbara's Brown's is a welcome addition and very comprehensive, so I would like to thank her for sharing this. There is a lot to learn from out there! Lorraine Schaffer
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 Paula  Young,   Grundy VA    03/22/09 
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I just marked off one item on my to-do list. Thanks for putting this bibliography together and for sharing it with our commuity.
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