Process notes: mediation in family disputes

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This chapter discusses alternative dispute resolution in terms of the arrival of mediation into legal and policy frameworks. It then focuses on the trajectory of mediation in family disputes and ends by re-figuring the standard ethical norms of autonomy and neutrality.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationFamily dynamics
Subtitle of host publicationcontemporary issues in family law
EditorsJane Scoular, Alison Cleland
Place of PublicationLondon
Number of pages83
Publication statusPublished - 2 Jul 2001


  • family law
  • mediation
  • alterbnative dispute resolution
  • autonomy
  • neutrality
  • family dispute
  • institutionalisation
  • family mediation
  • irreconcilable differences
  • cultural hegemony
  • communitarianism
  • ethic of care


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