MEDIATING by the Book

Russell, Ona
May 2010
Dispute Resolution Journal;May-Jul2010, Vol. 65 Issue 2/3, p44
Academic Journal
An essay is presented on the importance of literature as mediation in resolving disputes and the role of mediators to unite people of diverse interest. It offers the case of Palestinians and Israelis and examines on how mediators understand the importance of empathy in resolving conflicts. The author states that literature is a tool that can help mediators understand the disputants since it brings enemies closer by reading the other's literature.


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