Critical Perspectives on Alternative Dispute Resolution and Restorative Justice
Abel, Richard. "Conservative Conflict and the Reproduction of Capitalism: The Role of Informal Justice." International Journal of the Sociology of Law 9 (1981): 245-267.
Abel, Richard. "The Contradictions of Informal Justice." In The Politics of Informal Justice, Vol. 1, edited by Richard Abel, 267-320. London, UK: Academic Press, Inc., 1982.
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Auerbach, Jerold S. Justice Without Law? Resolving Disputes Without Lawyers. New York: Oxford University Press, 1983.
Bailey, Martha J. "Unpacking the 'Rational Alternative': A Critical Review of Family Mediation Movement Claims." Canadian Journal of Family Law 8 (1989): 61-94.
Bottomley, Ann. "What is Happening to Family Law? A Feminist Critique of Conciliation." In Women in Law: Explorations in Law, Family and Sexuality. London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1985.
Brooker, Penny. "The 'Juridification' of Alternative Dispute Resolution." Anglo-American Law Review 28(1)(1999): 1-36.
Cobb, Sara. "The Domestication of Violence in Mediation." Law and Society Review 31(3) (1997): 397-440.
Delgado, Richard. "ADR and the Dispossessed: Recent Books about the Deformalization Movement." Law and Social Inquiry 13(1)(1988): 145-54.
Delgado, Richard. "Fairness and Formality: Minimizing the Risk of Prejudice in Alternative Dispute Resolution" Wisconsin Law Review (1985): 1359-1404.
Delgado, Richard. "Storytelling for Oppositionists and Others: A Plea for Narrative." Michigan Law Review 87 (1989): 2411-41.
Fiss, Owen. "Against Settlement." Yale Law Journal 93 (1964): 1073-90.
Foucault, Michel. Power/Knowledge: Selected Interviews and Writings, 1972-77, edited by C. Gordon. New York: Pantheon Pooks, 1980.
Galanter, Marc. "Compared to What? Assessing the Quality of Dispute Processing." Denver University Law Review 66 (1989): xi-xiv, xii.
Galanter, M., and M. Cahill. "Most Cases Settle: Judicial Promotion and Regulation of Settlement." Stanford Law Review 46 (1993-94): 1339.
Galanter, M., and J. Lande. "Private Courts and Public Authority." Studies in Law, Politics & Society 12 (1992): 393.
Galanter, Marc. "The Quality of Settlements." Journal of Dispute Resolution (1988):55-84.
Galanter, Marc. "Reading the Landscape of Disputes: What We Know and Don't Know (and Think We Know) About Our Allegedly Contentious and Litigious Society." University of California Los Angeles Law Review 31(1983): 4-71.
Grillo, Trina. "The Mediation Alternative: Process Dangers for Women." Yale Law Journal 100(6) (1991): 1545-610.
Harrington, Christine B. Shadow Justice: The Ideology and Institutionalization of Alternatives to Court. Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1985.
Harrington, Christine B., and Sally Engle Merry. "Ideological Production: The Making of Community Mediation." Law & Society Review 22 (1988): 713.
Hensler, Deborah. "Puzzling Over ADR, Rand Institute for Civil Justice's Facts and Trends." Dispute Resolution Magazine 3(4)(Summer 1997): 8-10.
Hofrichter, Richard. Neighbourhood Justice in Capitalist Society: The Expansion of the Informal State. Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1987.
Langer, Rosanna, "Divorce Mediation: How the Process of Informal Resolution Reinforces Male Dominance." In Quilting a New Canon: Stitching Women's Words, edited by Uma Parmeswaran 135(Toronto: Sister Vision) 1996.
Langer, Rosanna. "The Juridification and Technicisation of Alternative Dispute Resolution Practices." Canadian Journal of Law and Society 13(1) (1998): 169-86.
Luban, David. "Settlements and the Erosion of the Public Realm." Georgetown Law Journal 83 (1995): 2619-62.
Menkel-Meadow, Carrie. "Pursuing Settlement in an Adversary Culture: A Tale of Innovation Co-opted or The Law of ADR." Florida State Law Review 19(6) (1991): 1-46.
Menkel-Meadow, Carrie. "Whose Dispute Is It Anyway?: A Philosophical and Democratic Defence of Settlement (in Some Cases)." Georgetown Law Journal 83 (1995): 2663.
Merry, Sally Engle. "Disputing Without Culture. Review Essay of Dispute Resolution, by Stephen B. Goldberg, Eric D. Green, and Frank E. A. Sander." Harvard Law Review 100 (1988): 2057-73.
Merry, Sally Engle, and Susan Silbey. "What Do Plaintiffs Want? Reexamining the Concept of Dispute." The Justice System Journal 9(2) (1984): 151-78.
Miller, R.E., and Austin Sarat. "Grievances, Claims, and Disputes: Assessing the Adversary Culture." Law & Society Review 15(3-4) (1980-1981): 525-66.
Monture-OKanee, Patricia. "Alternative Dispute Resolution: A Bridge to Aboriginal Experience?" In Qualifications for Dispute Resolution: Perspectives on the Debate, edited by Catherine Morris and Andrew Pirie, 131-42. Victoria, BC: UVic Institute for Dispute Resolution, 1994.
Nader, Laura. "Harmony Models and the Construction of Law" In Conflict Resolution: Cross-Cultural Perspectives, edited by Peter Avruch, Peter Black and Joseph Scimecca, 41-59. Westport, CONN: Greenwood Press, 1991.
Nader Laura. "Controlling Processes in the Practice of Law: Hierarchy and Pacification in the Movement to Re-Form Dispute Ideology." Ohio State Journal on Dispute Resolution 9(1) (1993): 1-25.
Phegan, Ruth. "The Family Mediation System: An Art of Distributions." McGill Law Journal 40(2)(1995): 365-413. Available online: http://www.journal.law.mcgill.ca/arts/402phega.pdf.
Pickett, Elizabeth. "Familial Ideology, Family Law and Mediation: Law Casts More than a 'Shadow'." Journal of Human Justice 3(1)(1991):27-45.
Pirie, Andrew. "Manufacturing Mediation: The Professionalization of Informalism." In Qualifications for Dispute Resolution: Perspectives on the Debate, edited by Catherine Morris and Andrew Pirie, 165-91. Victoria, BC: UVic Institute for Dispute Resolution, 1994.
Sarat, Austin. "The 'New Formalism' in Disputing and Dispute Processing." Law & Society Review 21 (5) (1988): 695-715.
Shaffer, Martha. "Divorce Mediation: A Feminist Perspective." University of Toronto Faculty of Law Review 46(1) (1988): 162-200.
Shailor, Jonathan G. Empowerment in Dispute Mediation: A Critical Analysis of Communication. Westport: Praeger, 1994. Available online: http://www.questia.com/read/14254694/empowerment-in-dispute-mediation-a-critical-analysis.
Singer, Jana. "The Privatization of Family Law." Wisconsin Law Review 5 (1992): 1443.
Snyder, Francis G., "Anthropology, Dispute Processes and Law: A Critical Introduction" (1981) 8(2) British Journal of Law & Society 141-179.
Thornton, Margaret. "Equivocations of Conciliation: The Resolution of Discrimination Complaints in Australia." Modern Law Review 52(6) (1989): 733-759.
Victor, Wenona. Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) in Aboriginal Contexts: A Critical Review. Ottawa, ON, Canada: Canadian Human Rights Commission, 2007. Available at http://www.chrc-ccdp.ca/research_program_recherche/adr_red/toc_tdm-eng.aspx
Woods, Laurie. "Mediation: A Backlash to Women's Progress on Family Law Issues." Clearinghouse Review 19 (1985): 431.
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