Category: Book Reviews

Book Review Policy author.

Book Review Policy

Mediate.com encourages the submission of book reviews to be reviewed for possible publication. Book review submissions must follow the same...

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Handbook of Positive Supervision for Supervisors, Facilitators,  and Peer Groups Book Review author.

Handbook of Positive Supervision for Supervisors, Facilitators, and Peer Groups Book Review

Book review by Mieke Brandon, BA, MSc(App). Mieke is a registered FDRP and accredited under the NMAS. She practices as...

By Fredrike P. Bannink
Unbroken Circles for Schools – Book Review author.

Unbroken Circles for Schools – Book Review

This review originally appeared at Shiny Book Review on February 13, 2015, and is linked here.Tonight’s review subject is Ken...

By Barb Caffrey, Ken Johnson
Getting to Yes – With Yourself — Book Review author.

Getting to Yes – With Yourself — Book Review

“In the morning when I look at myself in the mirror, I like to remind myself that I am seeing...

By John Sturrock, William Ury
Both Textbook and Handbook – Lisa Parkinson’s “Family Mediation” – Book Review author.

Both Textbook and Handbook – Lisa Parkinson’s “Family Mediation” – Book Review

Originally printed by Sabine Walsh on the Kluwer Mediation BlogAnxiously awaited by fans of the 1st and 2nd editions of...

By Lisa Parkinson, Sabine Walsh
Thirteen Days in September author.

Thirteen Days in September

Speaking of peace in the Middle East, I've been reading the new book about the Camp David negotiations by Lawrence...

By Joe Markowitz
Family Mediation – Preface author.

Family Mediation – Preface

The Children and Families Act 2014 in England and Wales is focusing more attention on the role of family mediation...

By Lisa Parkinson
Getting to Yes with Yourself: Book Review author.

Getting to Yes with Yourself: Book Review

I am sure many of you have read Getting To Yes, Getting Past No, and Beyond Reason from the brilliant...

By Jeff Thompson, William Ury
William Ury “Getting to Yes with Yourself” – 53 min. Video author.

William Ury “Getting to Yes with Yourself” – 53 min. Video

Renowned negotiation expert William Ury visited Google's Cambridge, MA office to discuss his book, "Getting to Yes with Yourself (and...

By William Ury
Four Things You May Not Know About Conflict Even Though You Are Already A Conflict Expert–Book Excerpt author.

Four Things You May Not Know About Conflict Even Though You Are Already A Conflict Expert–Book Excerpt

We are living in an era of incredible, unprecedented change. Global competition, evolving gender roles, technological advances, and heightened security...

By Elinor Robin
The Conflict Pivot: A Must-Read for Mediators and Coaches – Book Review author.

The Conflict Pivot: A Must-Read for Mediators and Coaches – Book Review

As a coach, teacher, and mediator, I'm always looking for resources to help me explain conflict issues better and do...

By Lorraine Segal

Reflections on Everything is Workable: A Zen Approach to Conflict Resolution

This is a book review of Everything is Workable:  A Zen Approach to Conflict Resolution by Diane Musho Hamilton. A...

By Doris Tennant
Philosophy author.

Philosophy

An entertaining new book on philosophy (who would have thought there could be such a thing) called Plato at the...

By Joe Markowitz
The Myth of Mediation Neutrality – book excerpt author.

The Myth of Mediation Neutrality – book excerpt

The traditional view is that a mediator is a neutral, third party who helps two or more conflicting parties cooperatively...

By Kevin Boileau
Book Review: The Variegated Landscape of Mediation author.

Book Review: The Variegated Landscape of Mediation

Book Review: The Variegated Landscape of Mediation A comparative study of mediation regulation and practices in Europe and the World...

By Michael Leathes
“Conflict – The Unexpected Gift” Book Review author.

“Conflict – The Unexpected Gift” Book Review

About the Authors: Jack Hamilton, Elisabeth Seaman, Sharlene Gee, and Hillary Freeman have been mediators and facilitators with Learn2Resolve, a...

By Elisabeth Seaman, Jack Hamilton
Book Review: Short and Happy Guide to Mediation author.

Book Review: Short and Happy Guide to Mediation

Will Pryor's "Short and Happy Guide to Mediation" is both. You can read it in a sitting, and probably will....

By Don Philbin
Mediation’s Magnum Opus: Book Review of “Mediation: A Practice Guide for Mediators, Lawyers and Other Professionals” author.

Mediation’s Magnum Opus: Book Review of “Mediation: A Practice Guide for Mediators, Lawyers and Other Professionals”

MEDIATION’S MAGNUM OPUS A Book Review by Les Wallerstein Like most emerging professions, mediation has spawned an abundant literature of...

By Les Wallerstein
Party-Directed Mediation: Book Download author.

Party-Directed Mediation: Book Download

The third edition of Party-Directed Mediation: Facilitating Dialogue between Individuals is now on-line as a free PDF download. This controversial...

By Gregorio Billikopf
Positive Supervision and Intervision author.

Positive Supervision and Intervision

POSITIEVE SUPERVISIE EN INTERVISIE , by FREDRIKE BANNINK Publisher: Hofgreve UItgevers, Amsterdam 2012, 255 pages, ISBN 978-90-79729-68-5. Many readers will...

By Fredrike P. Bannink
View from the Middle of the Road: Book Review author.

View from the Middle of the Road: Book Review

Reading a good mediation or conflict resolution book I often say should not be a spectator sport.  Rather, it should...

By Jan Frankel Schau, Jeff Thompson
Lincoln Unchained: A Principled Hardball Negotiator For the Ages – Film Review author.

Lincoln Unchained: A Principled Hardball Negotiator For the Ages – Film Review

“Lincoln” is worthy of admission to the elite pantheon of excellent films, few in number, that focus on negotiation. More...

By Robert Benjamin
Negotiation in the Shadows:  A Book Review of Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead, by Sheryl Sandberg author.

Negotiation in the Shadows: A Book Review of Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead, by Sheryl Sandberg

Sheryl Sandberg is the current Chief Operating Officer of Facebook.  Her book is intended as a practical guide to the...

By Robert Benjamin
Review of Picture It Settled® Software for Negotiation author.

Review of Picture It Settled® Software for Negotiation

As a lawyer, a district judge and now as a mediator for many years now, I have always sought out...

By Will Pryor
What Did You Just Say? author.

What Did You Just Say?

Originally published in the Advocate, September 2011 IssueIn my mediation practice, where the negotiation is about money, which it usually...

By Barbara Brown
Book Review: Success as a Mediator…for Dummies author.

Book Review: Success as a Mediator…for Dummies

Let me start off by saying I’m not a huge fan of _______ for Dummies. Never have been. So when...

By Jason Dykstra
Book Review: Stories Mediators Tell author.

Book Review: Stories Mediators Tell

Mediation is often promoted as an alternative to the win/lose process of litigation. One of the trademarks and selling points...

By Jeff Thompson
Book Review: Who Gets What author.

Book Review: Who Gets What

JAMS ADR Blog by Chris PooleThis book review originally published in the summer issue of the JAMS Dispute Resolution Alert....

By Chris Poole
Review of “Splitting America: How Politicians, Super PACS and the News Media Mirror High Conflict Divorce author.

Review of “Splitting America: How Politicians, Super PACS and the News Media Mirror High Conflict Divorce

You can order "Splitting America" at www.hcipress.com, www.UnhookedBooks.com, or www.Amazon.com.Review of Splitting America: How Politicians, Super PACS and the News...

By Michael Scott
Book Review: Psychology for Lawyers author.

Book Review: Psychology for Lawyers

ADR Prof Blog by Andrea Schneider, Michael Moffitt, Sarah Cole,Art Hinshaw, Jill Gross and Cynthia Alkon. The book Psychology for...

By Michael Moffitt

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