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Amanda J. Reinke

ritual. As a new volunteer at a community mediation centre in the San Francisco Bay Area, I was struck by the vast amount of time expended on creating digital and physical paperwork. This kind of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) gained traction in

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Corrective Capacities

From Unruly Politics to Democratic Capacitación

Susan Ellison

upheaval. In particular, foreign donors and Bolivian NGOs have held workshops aiming to counteract combative politics through various techniques of conflict analysis, negotiation and transformation cobbled together from Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR

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Cutting the Face

Kinship, State and Social Media Conflict in Networked Jordan

Geoffrey Hughes

United States is coming under increased scrutiny ( Alexander 2012 ) and activists are rediscovering paradigms of alternative dispute resolution ( Nader 1993 ) and restorative justice ( McLaughlin et al. 2003 ), there is much to learn from communities that

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Nico Tassi

-depth study of the complexities of a foreign-founded programme of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) and its effects, appropriations and interpretations amongst El Alto residents in Bolivia. Originally funded by the United States Agency for International

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Transnational Human Rights Litigation

A Means of Obtaining Effective Remedy Abroad?

Angela Lindt

financial compensation for the claimants and avoiding the risk of going to trial. Out-of-court settlements are thus a form of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) ( Nader 1999 ). They make adjudication unnecessary or impossible, supposedly functioning

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Amanda J. Reinke

mechanisms, such as alternative dispute resolution, have been supported by legal actors who have considered the justice system ‘too costly, too painful, too destructive, too inefficient for a truly civilized people’ ( Burger 1984: 66 ), and have subsequently

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Amanda J. Reinke

will be more adept at meeting client needs and will ensure equitable access across the landscape ( Braithwaite 1996 , 1999 ). Practitioners have reason to be concerned. RJ advocates look to the history of alternative dispute resolutions (ADRs) in the