Selected Readings: Mediation Communication Research

Alfini, J. J. (1991). Trashing, bashing, and hashing it out: Is this the end of “good mediation”? Florida State University Law Review, 19, 47-75.

Burns, S. (1998). The name of the game is movement: Concession-seeking in judicial mediation of large money damage cases. Mediation Quarterly, 15, 359-367.

Burns, S. (2001). “Think your blackest thoughts and then darken them:” Judicial mediation of large money damage disputes. Human Studies, 24, 227-249.

Burns, S. (2004). Pursuing "deep pockets": Insurance-related issues in judicial settlement work. Journal of Contemporary Ethnography, 33, 111-153.

Cobb, S. (1993, July). Empowerment and mediation: A narrative perspective. Negotiation Journal, 245-259.

Cobb, S. (1997). The domestication of violence in mediation. Law & Society Review, 31(3), 397-440.

Cobb, S., & Rifkin, J. (1991). Practice and paradox: Deconstructing neutrality in mediation. Law & Social Inquiry, 16(1), 35-62.

Della Noce, D. J. (1999). Seeing theory in practice: An analysis of empathy in mediation. Negotiation Journal, 15(3), 271-301.

Dingwall, R. (1988). Empowerment or enforcement? Some questions about power and control in divorce mediation. In R. Dingwall & J. Eekelaar (Eds.), Divorce mediation and the legal process (pp. 150-167). Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.

Donohue, W. (1991). Communication, marital dispute and divorce mediation. Hillsdale, NJ: Erlbaum.

Garcia, A. (1991). Dispute resolution without disputing: How the interactional organization of mediation hearings minimizes argument. American Sociological Review, 56, 818-835.

Garcia, A. (1995). The problematics of representation in community mediation: Implications for mediation practice. Journal of Sociology & Social Welfare, 22(4), 23-46.

Garcia, A. (2000). Negotiating negotiation: The collaborative production of resolution in small claims mediation hearings. Discourse & Society, 11(3), 315-343.

Greatbatch, D., & Dingwall, R. (1989). Selective facilitation: Some preliminary observations on a strategy used by divorce mediators. Law & Society Review, 23(4), 613-641.

Greatbatch, D., & Dingwall, R. (1994). The interactive construction of interventions by divorce mediators. In J. P. Folger & T. S. Jones (Eds.), New directions in mediation: Communication research and perspectives (pp. 84-109). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Greatbatch, D., & Dingwall, R. (1997). Argumentative talk in divorce mediation sessions. American Sociological Review, 62(1), 151-170.

Phillips, B. (1999). Reformulating dispute narratives through active listening. Mediation Quarterly, 17(2), 161-180.

Tracy, K., & Spradlin, A. (1994). Talking like a mediator. In J. P. Folger & T. S. Jones (Eds.), New directions in mediation: Communication research and perspectives (pp. 110-132). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.


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