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Methods of Third-Party Intervention

@inproceedings{Fisher2001MethodsOT,
  title={Methods of Third-Party Intervention},
  author={Ronald J. Fisher},
  year={2001}
}
Third party intervention is a typical response to destructive and persistent social conflict and comes in a number of different forms attended by a variety of issues. Mediation is a common form of intervention designed to facilitate a negotiated settlement on substantive issues between conflicting parties. Mediators are usually external to the parties and carry an identity, motives and competencies required to play a useful role in addressing the dispute. While impartiality is generally… 

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