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    Environmental Conflict. Is Mediation the Answer?

    Deaton, John (2015) Environmental Conflict. Is Mediation the Answer? Journal of Mediation & Applied Conflict Analysis, 2 (1). pp. 242-253. ISSN 2009-7170

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    In this article I discuss the opportunities for mediation and neutral facilitation in the Irish town planning and environmental systems. I examine the shortcomings of the existing system. I show how the system inhibits the settling of disputes by consent. I examine the public consultation process and the opportunities for the mediator in facilitating a fairer outcome. I make reference to the planning system of other countries where mediation has been introduced. I draw on the studies and reports which have been prepared by our nearest neighbour the U.K. I make suggestions for changing the system and tell how C.I.Arb. is actively engaged in the development and promotion of mediation in the Irish planning and environmental systems.

    Item Type: Article
    Keywords: Environmental conflict; mediation;
    Academic Unit: Faculty of Social Sciences > Research Institutes > Edward M Kennedy Institute
    Item ID: 5839
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    Depositing User: Kennedy Institute
    Date Deposited: 17 Feb 2015 12:01
    Journal or Publication Title: Journal of Mediation & Applied Conflict Analysis
    Publisher: Maynooth Academic Publishing
    Refereed: Yes
    Use Licence: This item is available under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial Share Alike Licence (CC BY-NC-SA). Details of this licence are available here

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