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Community conferencing as transformative problem-solving

Moore, David B
June 4, 2015

Source: (2000) SPIDR News 24 (Fall): 1-4.

In this article Moore enters a debate in the alternative dispute resolution (ADR) community as to whether “problem-solvingâ€? mediation or “transformativeâ€? mediation is better. He states that this is a false dichotomy. To get past what he sees as this false dichotomy, Moore argues for a distinction between disputes and conflicts, a distinction that leads to a discussion of community conferencing as an approach that seeks to transform conflict.


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