Category: Book Reviews

Great Reads Book Club – S. Lucia Kanter St. Amour, interviewed by Clare Fowler author.

Great Reads Book Club – S. Lucia Kanter St. Amour, interviewed by Clare Fowler

In this episode of the Mediate.com book club, Lucia Kanter St. Amour speaks about her new best seller "For the...

By Lucia Kanter St Amour, Clare Fowler
Great Reads Book Club – Hesha Abrams, interviewed by John DeGroote author.

Great Reads Book Club – Hesha Abrams, interviewed by John DeGroote

The October 2022 edition of Mediate.com's Great Reads Book Club: "Holding the Calm: The Secret to Resolving Conflict and Defusing...

By Hesha Abram, John DeGroote
Slices of Conflict in Life author.

Slices of Conflict in Life

Question:  Where does conflict come from? Answer: Normal, unconflicted life. Building on Felstiner, Abel, and Sarat’s classic article describing the...

By John Lande
Logic, Emotions and Values: 40 Years of Negotiation Style and Decision Theory author.

Logic, Emotions and Values: 40 Years of Negotiation Style and Decision Theory

Much has been written about negotiation style and decision theory in the last 40 years. Getting to Yes was a sensation in...

By Faith Ireland
For the Forces of Good, Indeed! author.

For the Forces of Good, Indeed!

If you are interested in a highly readable, relatable, and well-reasoned book on how to live a life empowered and...

By Merry Brown
Negotiation is Not Much Different From a Muscle: An Excerpt from ‘For the Forces of Good’ author.

Negotiation is Not Much Different From a Muscle: An Excerpt from ‘For the Forces of Good’

mediate.com is excited to share a sneak peek at the already best-selling book by attorney, veteran mediator and internationally renowned...

By Lucia Kanter St Amour
“When ‘Happily Ever After…’ becomes ‘Under Construction Forever After’”* author.

“When ‘Happily Ever After…’ becomes ‘Under Construction Forever After’”*

Review of Ellen Bruno’s Documentary Film, Split Up—The Teen Years Back in 2013, I reviewed for Mediate.com a documentary titled...

By Donald T. Saposnek, Ph.D
Personal Histories in Conflict Resolution Interview Series: Howard Gadlin author.

Personal Histories in Conflict Resolution Interview Series: Howard Gadlin

From the Mediate.com interview series -- a conversation with Howard Gadlin about his chapter in the book Evolution of a...

By Howard Gadlin, Colin Rule
Moving from Elder Frustration to Family Redemption: Book Review author.

Moving from Elder Frustration to Family Redemption: Book Review

Elder Frustration The term “elder frustration” is used to describe frustration that adult children, caregivers and sometimes professionals experience when...

By Nicole Lance, JD, CSA
What I’m Reading – Collateral Damage of War author.

What I’m Reading – Collateral Damage of War

IndisputablyWar is the worst method of dispute resolution.  In war, combatants and civilians are killed and injured, physical and social...

By John Lande
Book Review of Evolution of a Field: Personal Histories in Conflict Resolution author.

Book Review of Evolution of a Field: Personal Histories in Conflict Resolution

Originally published in: FAMILY COURT REVIEW, Vol. 59 No. 4, October 2021 831–839, doi: 10.1111/fcre.12612 © 2021 Association of Family...

By Donald T. Saposnek, Ph.D
What I’m Reading author.

What I’m Reading

Being retired from teaching and faculty meetings leaves time to do other things.  (Have you noticed that teaching and faculty...

By John Lande
Dance of Opposites – Book Review author.

Dance of Opposites – Book Review

The Dance of Opposites, a new book by Dr. Kenneth Cloke, will change your life. You will never view conflict...

By Kenneth Cloke, Ron Supancic
Book Review of Mediation and Popular Culture by Jennifer L Schulz, (2020) author.

Book Review of Mediation and Popular Culture by Jennifer L Schulz, (2020)

What a fun, dense and important read about mediation! We are deceived at first by the slimness of Dr. Schulz’...

By Jennifer Schulz, Patricia Bragg
Introducing the Great Reads Book Club author.

Introducing the Great Reads Book Club

I’m very pleased to share the news that we’re kicking off a new book club at Mediate.com called “Great Reads.”...

By Colin Rule
A Mediator’s Take on: Thinking in Bets, by Annie Duke author.

A Mediator’s Take on: Thinking in Bets, by Annie Duke

I recently came across a 2019 book about poker that has given me new insights into how I can help...

By Richard Lutringer
Book Review – Evolution of a Field: Personal Histories in Conflict Resolution author.

Book Review – Evolution of a Field: Personal Histories in Conflict Resolution

I know we’ve only just begun 2021, but so far my favorite mediation book I've read this year is Evolution...

By Colin Rule
Book Review: The Art of Roleplay and Dispute Resolution Training author.

Book Review: The Art of Roleplay and Dispute Resolution Training

I remember the role play from my first mediation training back in the late 1980s. I can recall sitting in...

By Colin Rule
Review: The Book of Real-World Negotiations author.

Review: The Book of Real-World Negotiations

Many of you may know Josh Weiss as the Co-Founder of the Global Negotiation Initiative at Harvard University and Senior...

By Colin Rule
Facing the Conflict author.

Facing the Conflict

Conflict Management Coaching Blog by Cinnie Noble“Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until...

By Cinnie Noble
Did Traditional Mediation Die? author.

Did Traditional Mediation Die?

After writing the obituary, many comments came forward saying mediation was not dead. It was different. It's joint session that...

By Paul Rajkowski
Book Review: The Singapore Convention on Mediation: A Commentary author.

Book Review: The Singapore Convention on Mediation: A Commentary

Book review by Michael Leathes. Book by Nadja Alexander and Shouyu Chong. Article published by Wolters Kluwer, October 2019This is...

By Michael Leathes, Nadja Alexander, Shouyu Chong
My Favorite Resource Featuring Howard Herman author.

My Favorite Resource Featuring Howard Herman

Just Court ADR by Susan M. Yates, Jennifer Shack, Heather Scheiwe Kulp, and Jessica Glowinski.Our series My Favorite Resource, features...

By Nicole Wilmet
Here’s Your Theory-of-Change Book author.

Here’s Your Theory-of-Change Book

Indisputably Your wait for the Theory-of-Change book is over.  I just posted this priceless volume, Theories of Change for the...

By John Lande
Comentario de Libro de Alberto Elisavetsky author.

Comentario de Libro de Alberto Elisavetsky

Esta obra dirigida magistralmente por el Dr. Alberto Elisavetsky, ha logrado reunir de modo ágil, ameno y coordinado, a referentes...

By Luz Bibiana Clara
Mediation in light of the New Technologies. A multi-geographic journey through the origins and present of conflict resolution and technological impact — Book Review author.

Mediation in light of the New Technologies. A multi-geographic journey through the origins and present of conflict resolution and technological impact — Book Review

This work, masterfully directed by Dr. Alberto Elisavetsky, has managed to bring together, in an agile, entertaining and coordinated way,...

By Luz Bibiana Clara
Mediating with Families, 4th Edition – Book Review author.

Mediating with Families, 4th Edition – Book Review

Mediating with Families , Fourth Edition Authors: Mieke Brandon and Linda Fisher Lawbook Co., 2018, Australia Available in U.S. and...

By Zena Zumeta
Author, Author! An Interview with Michael Lang, Author of The Guide to Reflective Practice in Conflict Resolution author.

Author, Author! An Interview with Michael Lang, Author of The Guide to Reflective Practice in Conflict Resolution

Q: Congratulations on publication of your new The Guide to Reflective Practice in Conflict Resolution. How do you think about...

By Judith Starr, Michael Lang
The Guide to Reflective Practice in Conflict Resolution by Michael D. Lang–Book Review author.

The Guide to Reflective Practice in Conflict Resolution by Michael D. Lang–Book Review

This is a book review by David Hubbard of the book "The Guide to Reflective Practice in Conflict Resolution" by...

By David Hubbard
Embodied Conflict – Chapter II. The Neural Encoding Function author.

Embodied Conflict – Chapter II. The Neural Encoding Function

Announcing a new book for conflict resolution professionals by Tim Hicks. Tim’s book is available at Amazon or at www.routledge.com/9781138087118...

By Tim Hicks

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