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Breaking bread together: the role of food in mediation

Collection:
Agricultural Communications Documentation Center (ACDC)
Contributor:
Ernst, Colleen Maher (main author)
Format:
Journal article
Publication Date:
2014
URL:
http://www.jurispub.com/Breaking-Bread-Together-the-Role-of-Food-in-Mediation-Dispute-Resolution-Journal-Vol-69-No-.html
Published:
International
Location:
Agricultural Communications Documentation Center, Funk Library, University of Illinois
Subject Term:
conflict, decision making, food, social factors, negotiation, mediation, cultural differences
Notes:
Views mediation as an art form. Concludes: "Though many mediators may embrace deprivation of food as a useful means of driving resolution, the physical, psychological, and symbolic effects suggest that a meal or snack could greatly contribute to the resolution process."