On mediation : historical, legal, anthropological, and international perspectives / edited by Karl Härter, Carolin Hillemanns, and Günther Schlee.

  • New York : Berghahn Books, 2020.
  • ©2020
vi, 230 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.


  • Integration and conflict studies ; v. 22. [More in this series]
  • Integration and conflict studies ; volume 22
Summary note
"Exploring mediation and related practices of conflict regulation, this book takes an interdisciplinary approach that includes historical, legal, anthropological and international perspectives. Divided into three sections, the volume observes historical and current relations between mediation and the criminal justice system and provides anthropological perspectives and case studies to explore mediation and arbitration in international arenas. In this regard, the book provides an innovative perspective on mediation and new insights into conflict regulation"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Introduction : on mediation : historical, legal, anthropological and international perspectives on alternative modes of conflict regulation / Karl Härter, Carolin Hillemanns and Günther Schlee -- Infrajudicial modes of conflict regulation through negotiation, mediation and arbitration in early modern European criminal justice / Karl Härter -- Adjudication or negotiation : mediation as non-modern element in conflict resolution in the Nordic countries / Pia Letto-Vanamo -- Mediation, extrajudicial conflict regulation and the privatization of the criminal justice system / Hubert Rottleuthner -- What Is mediation? : definitions and anthropological discomforts / Andrea Nicolas -- Mediation in circumstances of the existential : dispute and justice in Rwanda / Stefanie Bognitz -- Mediation and truth / Günther Schlee -- Crossing the boundaries of mediation / Keebet von Benda-Beckmann -- Interstate mediation and arbitration : concepts, cases, and actors of third party dispute resolution (17th to 19th Century) / Jakob Zollmann -- International mediation and the problem of insincere bargaining / Nathan Danneman and Kyle Beardsley -- The International Court of Justice and mediation / Pierre D'Argent -- Conclusion / Karl Härter, Carolin Hillemanns and Günther Schlee.
  • 9781789208696 (hardcover)
  • 1789208696 (hardcover)
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