Mediation, conflict resolution and diversity

Selected Bibliographies

Mediation, Conflict Resolution and Diversity:
A Selected Bibliography

Prepared by  Maria R. Volpe, Ph.D
City  University  of  New  York  Dispute  Resolution  Consortium  (CUNY DRC)

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Abu-Nimmer, M. “Conflict Resolution in an Islamic Context: Some Conceptual Questions,” Peace and Change , (21) 1996, 22-40.

Adler, P. S. “Beyond Cultural Identity: Reflections On Multiculturalism,” Retrieved June 14, 2006 , from

Augsburger, D. W. Conflict Mediation Across Cultures: Pathways and Patterns . Louisville , KY: Westminster/John Knox, 1992.

Avruch, K. Culture and Conflict Resolution. Washington , DC : United States Institute for Peace, 1998.

Avruch, K., P. W. Black, and J. A. Scimecca. Conflict Resolution: Cross-Cultural Perspectives . Westport , CT : Greenwood , 1991.

Brett, J. M., et al. “Culture and Joint Gains in Negotiation.” Negotiation Journal ( 14) 1998, 61-84.

Brett, J. M. Negotiating Globally: How to Negotiate Deals, Resolve Disputes, and Make Decisions Across Cultural Boundaries . San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, 2001.

Dana, D. “Managing Cultural Differences,” Retrieved June 14, 2006, from

Epstein, J. “Native American Wisdom: Lessons Learned from Mediation,” Retrieved June 14, 2006 , from

Gadlin, H. “Conflict Resolution, Cultural Differences, and the Culture of Racism.” Negotiation Journal(10) 1994, 33-47.

Gulliver, P. H. Disputes and Negotiations: A Cross-Cultural Perspective . New York : Academic Press, 1979.

Hairston, C. D. “African Americans in Mediation Literature: A Neglected Population” Mediation Quarterly , (16) Summer 1999, 357-375 .

Kolb, D. Her Place at the Table: Woman’s Guide to Negotiating Five Key Challenges to Leadership Success . San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, 2004.

Kolb, D. The Shadow Negotiation: How Women Can Master the Hidden Agendas that Determine Bargaining Success . New York : Simon & Schuster, 2000.

LeBaron, M. Bridging Cultural Conflicts: A New Approach For A Changing World . San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, 2003.

LeBaron, M. Bridging Troubled Waters: Conflict Resolution From the Heart . San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, 2002

Lederach, J. P. Mediation in North America : An Examination of the Profession’s Cultural Premises . Akron , Pa : Mennonite Central Committee, 1986.

Lederach, J. P. Preparing for Peace: Conflict Transformation Across Cultures . Syracuse , NY : Syracuse University Press, 1995.

Lewis, B. “What You See Is What You Get,” Retrieved June 14, 2006, from

Mabry, C. R. “African Americans ‘Are Not Carbon Copies’ of White Americans- The Role of African American Culture in Mediation of Family Disputes.” Ohio State Journal on Dispute Resolution , 1998, 13 (2), 405-460.

Montville , J., ed. Conflict and Peacemaking in Multiethnic Societies . Lexington Books, 1990.

Muniz Rendon, J. “When You Can’t Get Through To Them: Cultural Diversity In Mediation,” Retrieved June 14, 2006 , from

Phillips, R. P. “ADR Continental Drift: It remains a white, male game.” The National Law Journal , Nov 27, 2006

Rabie, M. Conflict Resolution and Ethnicity. Westport , CT : Praeger, 1994.

Rothman, J. Resolving Identity-Based Conflict in Nations, Organizations, and Communities . San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, 1997.

Ross, M. H. and J. Rothman, eds. Theory and Practice in Ethnic Conflict Management . New York : St. Martins Press, 1999.

Rubin, J. Z. and F. E.A. Sander. “Culture, Negotiation, and the Eye of the Beholder”. Negotiation Journal 7(1991): 249-254.

Ruth-Heffelbower, D, ed. Conflict and Peacemaking Across Cultures: Training for Trainers . Fresno : Fresno Pacific University , 1999.

Salacuse, J. W. “ Ten Ways That Culture Affects Negotiating Style: Some Survey Results.”Negotiation Journal (1998): 221-35.

Saunders, H. H. A Public Peace Process: Sustained Dialogue to Transform Racial and Ethnic Conflicts. New York : St. Martins Press, 1999.

Umbreit, M. S. and R. B. Coates. Multicultural Implications of Restorative Justice: Potential Pitfalls and Dangers . Washington , DC : US Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs, 2000.

Weatherspoon, F. D. “Eliminating Barriers for Minority ADR Neutrals.” ACResolution (5) Spring 2006, 32-35.