Source: (2000) With an introduction by Marian Liebmann. London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.Mediation in Context serves as an introduction to mediation in general and to various forms of mediation, established and emerging. The introduction by the editor surveys the recent rise of mediation, as well as key terms, benefits, and processes. Succeeding chapters, written by theorists and practitioners in the field, deal with specific areas of mediation: families; schools; urban neighborhoods; rural communities; victim-offender mediation; family group conferencing in criminal justice settings; the workplace and commerce; health care; elder care; environmental decision making; and large-scale violence. At the end of the book is a significant bibliography for further reading. There is also a list of national mediation organizations in the United Kingdom.