A Theory of Mediators' Ethics

A Theory of Mediators' Ethics Foundations, Rationale, and Application

Hardback (14 Mar 2016) | English

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Synopsis

Many aspects relating to the conduct of mediation are left to mediator choice, but mediators often lack adequate guidance on how their discretion ought to be exercised. In this book, Omer Shapira identifies the ethical norms that govern mediators' conduct. Adopting a professional ethics perspective on the basis of role-morality and applying it to a core definition of mediators' role, Shapira argues that all mediators are placed in ethical relationships with mediation parties, the mediation profession, the public and their employers. or principals that produce ethical obligations. The book goes on to explore the legitimate expectations of these groups and analyzes existing codes of conduct for mediators. Shapira constructs a theory of mediators' ethics that produces a proposed model code of conduct for mediators - a detailed set of norms of mediators' ethics that can be rationally justified and defended with regard to mediators at large.

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Book information

ISBN: 9781107143043
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Pub date:
DEWEY: 174.3
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: xxxi, 466
Weight: 830g
Height: 162mm
Width: 236mm
Spine width: 32mm