Source: (1985) Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Justice Federal Justice Research Program.

This bibliography lists 119 citations, together with their abstracts, taken from the data base of the National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS). The information reflects the wide range of alternative dispute resolution applications and techniques currently in use. Books, journal articles, pamphlets, and other documents are cited, most published since 1980. Mediation, arbitration, conciliation, negotiation, and a wide variety of dispute resolution innovations are included. Chapters include community, environmental matters, the family, the judicial system, juveniles, and labor. Sources examining legal issues and training and presenting directories of programs are also included.