Useful Book References on Early Development of Mediation in Some Countries (available from iiM Library Resource).


Fulton, Maxwell J (1989), Commercial Alternative Dispute Resolution, The Law Book Company Ltd, Australia.

Astor, Hilary and Chinkin, Christine M (1992), Dispute Resolution in Australia, Butterworths, Australia.



Bevan, Alexander (1992), Alternative Dispute Resolution, Sweet & Maxwell, London.

Acland, Andrew Floyer (1995), Resolving Disputes Without Going To Courts, Century Business Books, UK.

Brown, Henry J and Arthur L Marriott (1995), ADR Principles and Practice, Sweet & Maxwell, UK.



Lim Lan Yuan (1997), The Theory and Practice of Mediation, FT Law & Tax Asia Pacific, Singapore.



Moody, Susan R and Mackay, Roberts E (eds) (1995), Greens Guide to Alternative Dispute Resolution in Scotland, Sweet & Maxwell, Edinburgh.


United States

Kolb, D (1983), The Mediators, MIT Press, Cambridge, Mass.

Folberg, J and Taylor, A (1984), Mediation: A Comprehensive Guide to Resolving Conflicts Without Litigation, Jossey-Bass Publishers, San Francisco.

Kressel, K, D G Pruitt and associates (1985), Mediation Research: The Process and Effectiveness of Third-party Intervention, Jossey-Bass Publishers, San Francisco.

Moore, Christopher W (1986), The Mediation process – Practical Strategies for Resolving Conflicts, Jossey-Bass Publishers, San Francisco.

Stulberg, Joseph B (1987), Taking Charge/Managing Conflict, Lexington Books, New York.