Thistitle provides a comprehensive, yet concise examination of theprimaryaspects of mediation practice. In doing so, the book considers the legal,philosophical, policy and practical issues surrounding mediation use. Mattersinclude issues such as levels of participation in mediation, enforceability ofmediated agreements, regulation of practice including ethical issues, and asurvey of the specialized applications of mediation. The extent and limits ofconfidentiality are examined along with consideration of the Uniform MediationAct. Each chapter also contains an extensive bibliography and listing of theleading cases in each subject area.