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The Helvetic Republic

R. R. Palmer

in The Age of the Democratic Revolution: A Political History of Europe and America, 1760-1800

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161280
eISBN:
9781400850228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161280.003.0028
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter focuses on Switzerland and the Helvetic Republic. Until 1798, all of Switzerland was an incredibly complex mosaic of dissimilar pieces. Over a millennium, there had grown up an ... More


A Guide to Mediating in Scotland

Ewan Malcolm and Fiona O'Donnell (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845860523
eISBN:
9781474406109
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845860523.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book describes how mediation is currently being developed and used in a number of areas in Scotland. Illustrated with case studies drawn from real life, it highlights the basic skills of a ... More


Desert

Jill Stauffer

in Ethical Loneliness: The Injustice of Not Being Heard

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231171502
eISBN:
9780231538732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171502.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Uses cases from the US, Uganda and South Africa to show different ways we might use legal and extralegal resources to do better justice, reclaiming retribution as a concern with balancing the scales ... More


Celebrating Mediation: The Poet as Translator

Chana Kronfeld

in The Full Severity of Compassion: The Poetry of Yehuda Amichai

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804782951
eISBN:
9780804797214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804782951.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

Amichai sees the work of translation as a model for the poet's own in-between-ness, as well as for the translator/poet's inescapable secondariness. That the poet, like the translator, plays an ... More


Repainting the Walls of Lunda: Information Colonialism and Angolan Art

Delinda Collier

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780816694440
eISBN:
9781452953632
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816694440.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

Repainting the Walls of Lunda tells a story of the publication and dissemination of an anthropology book, Paredes Pintadas da Lunda (Painted Walls of Lunda) (1953), which reproduced images of Chokwe ... More


Privatising Civil Justice and the Day in Court

Rainer Kulms

in Mediation: Principles and Regulation in Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199653485
eISBN:
9780191758270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653485.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Private International Law

Courts step in when private ordering breaks down. Litigation strategies maximise the parties' utilities, but ignore negative externalities. There is a growing awareness that it is sub-optimal to ... More


Mediation in Austria: The European Pioneer in Mediation Law and Practice

Markus Roth and David Gherdane

in Mediation: Principles and Regulation in Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199653485
eISBN:
9780191758270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653485.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Private International Law

Austria is the European pioneer in mediation law and practice. Austria had already established legal rules for mediation in family law cases back in 1999, and in 2004 it enacted the first mediation ... More


Mediation in Germany: The German Mediation Act—Alternative Dispute Resolution at the Crossroads

Peter Tochtermann

in Mediation: Principles and Regulation in Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199653485
eISBN:
9780191758270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653485.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Private International Law

Until now mediation has led a quite shadowy existence in Germany and has not yet become a significant part of the legal landscape. This might change in the near future, as the German legislature has ... More


The Scottish Mediation Network and the Scottish Mediation Register

Ewan Malcolm

in A Guide to Mediating in Scotland

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845860523
eISBN:
9781474406109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845860523.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter focuses on the Scottish Mediation Network (SMN) and the Scottish Mediation Register (SMR). It begins with a historical background on the SMN before discussing how the SMR works. The ... More


Mediation in the Netherlands: Between State Promotion and Private Regulation

Liane Schmiedel

in Mediation: Principles and Regulation in Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199653485
eISBN:
9780191758270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653485.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Private International Law

Alternative dispute resolution has a long-standing tradition within the Netherlands. Consequently, the Netherlands government has actively promoted mediation since the end of the 1990s, instigating ... More


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