Find Mediators Near You:

Larry Susskind: Two Sources of Resistance to Mediation – Video

Larry Susskind speaks of the resistance to mediation as coming from two sources – people of authority and power who want to maintain that authority in addition to people who misconstrue the practice b/c of poor mediation experiences. An example is given of the Interior Department’s collaborative processes.

                        author

Larry Susskind

Lawrence Susskind was born in New York City in 1947. He graduated from Columbia University in 1968 with a B.A. in English Literature and Sociology. He received his Masters of City Planning from MIT in 1970 and his Ph.D. in Urban Planning from MIT in 1973.  Professor Susskind joined the… MORE >

Featured Members

ad
View all

Read these next

Category

A Mediator’s Backpack

Generation Why Blog by Aik KramerI stumbled upon this great thread on lifehacker: What’s in your awesome backpacks? Working as a mediator/researcher I basically live in my backpack and use...

By Aik Kramer
Category

Helping Others Resolve Differences (Book Review)

Gregory Billikopf’s new book is an important one. In it, Mr. Billikopf introduces a NEW approach to Mediation. Upon first encountering it, it seems totally new, but upon reading it,...

By Jon Linden
Category

Gratitude For The Law

Kluwer Mediation BlogThis year in the UK we are celebrating the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta, or “Great Charter”. Signed in 1215, it remains one of the most famous...

By Bill Marsh
×