Family Mediation: Contemporary Issues - Irving, Howard H.; Benjamin, Michael
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As divorce rates rise, family mediation represents an alternative way of making settlements without involving an already overburdened judicial system. This book presents a discussion of the current North American trends in the burgeoning field of family mediation by featuring both a review of the literature and a model for family mediation practice.
The practice model presented here, Therapeutic Family Mediation, stresses an ecological perspective, and considers the feminist critique of the mediation process. The authors also address mediation's role in the important
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Produktbeschreibung
Main description:
As divorce rates rise, family mediation represents an alternative way of making settlements without involving an already overburdened judicial system. This book presents a discussion of the current North American trends in the burgeoning field of family mediation by featuring both a review of the literature and a model for family mediation practice.

The practice model presented here, Therapeutic Family Mediation, stresses an ecological perspective, and considers the feminist critique of the mediation process. The authors also address mediation's role in the important issues of joint custody, ethnicity, and child protection. Future directions in family mediation are examined in the final part.

Table of contents:
General Introduction
PART ONE: BACKGROUND
Family Mediation Practice and the Knowledge Base
An Integrative Review of the Divorce Research Literature (Phases 1 through 3)
Family Mediation Practice and the Knowledge Base
An Integrative Review of the Divorce Research Literature (Phases 4 through 5)
PART TWO: CLINICAL PRACTICE
Therapeutic Family Mediation
Practice Principles and Ecosystemic Processes
Toward a Feminist-Informed Model of Therapeutic Family Mediation
PART THREE: CHILD CUSTODY
Shared Parenting
Critical Review of the Research Literature
Shared Parenting and Sole Custody
A Complex Comparative Analysis
PART FOUR: SPECIAL TOPICS
Family Mediation and Ethnicity
A Critical but Neglected Dimension of Practice
Mediation in Child Protection Cases - Allan E Barsky
Research in Family Mediation
An Integrative Review
PART FIVE: CLOSING THOUGHTS
Thematic Issues and the Future of Family Mediation
  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: SAGE PUBN
  • New
  • Seitenzahl: 488
  • Erscheinungstermin: Juli 1995
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 231mm x 154mm x 31mm
  • Gewicht: 753g
  • ISBN-13: 9780803971271
  • ISBN-10: 0803971273
  • Artikelnr.: 21554556
Autorenporträt
Howard H. Irving, B.S. (Rhode Island), M.S.W. (Connecticut), Ph.D. (Toronto), is a Professor at the Faculty of Social Work, and is cross-appointed to the Faculty of Law. He is co-director of the combined Law and Social Work Degree Program. Dr. Irving is a founding member and a past-president of Family Mediation Canada. He was a Visiting Professor at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, the Hong Kong University and the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Professor Irving is the author of five texts on family mediation and related topics. His most recent book is , published in 1995. Professor Irving has conducted several research studies on dispute resolution and is a consultant in family mediation and arbitration.