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Title: Enacting and Reproducing Social and Individual Identity through Mediation
Authors: Chia, H.-B. 
Chong, C.-L. 
Lee-Partridge, J.-E. 
Hwee, C.C.S.
Wei-Fei, S.F.K. 
Issue Date: 2001
Citation: Chia, H.-B., Chong, C.-L., Lee-Partridge, J.-E., Hwee, C.C.S., Wei-Fei, S.F.K. (2001). Enacting and Reproducing Social and Individual Identity through Mediation. Conflict Resolution Quarterly 19 (1) : 49-74. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.
Abstract: Mediation practices play a major role in shaping & defining cultural & individual identity. They are essentially social processes that embody the language, symbols, rituals, practices, & values of culture & at the same time create them. From examination of the discourse & stylized idioms used by Chinese-Malaysian mediators, cultural embodiment & reproduction were evident in their practices. In fact, the goals, values, & roles of the mediators & enactment of the mediation process as a social exchange stand in marked contrast to the normative model of mediation encouraged by Lawyers Engaged in Alternative Dispute Resolution (LEADR) & Charlton & Dewdney (1995).
Source Title: Conflict Resolution Quarterly
ISSN: 15365581
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