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Mediation and Activism: Beyond the “Salvage” Paradigm?

Marya, Deepika
June 4, 2015

Source: (2007) Justice Connections: a joint publication of NAFCM, PRASI and VOMA. 4(Spring):12,13.

The subtitle of this article may seem cryptic at first. It names a cultural paradigm that reflects a desire to rescue
something that may actually be beyond repair. It refers to practices in the field of mediation that are organized
around mainstream ideas and understanding of what mediation as a field for resolving conflict can offer and some assumptions made by the public at large about social justice consciousness of mediation as it is commonly practiced in the United States. (excerpt)


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