Browsing University of Alaska Anchorage by Author "Jarrett, Brian"
Alaska Justice Forum ; Vol. 29, No. 3-4 (Fall 2012 / Winter 2013)Jarrett, Brian; UAA Justice Center (Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2012-09-01)The Fall 2012/Winter 2013 issue of the Alaska Justice Forum presents articles on different approaches to mediation, Alaska and U.S. correctional populations in 2011, and an update on the work of the Alaska Prisoner Reentry Task Force.
Moving Beyond Brands: Integrating Approaches to MediationJarrett, Brian (Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2013-02)Mediation has become a competition among brands vying for distinction based more on market concerns than genuine difference. This is not a positive development for a professional field of endeavor. Mediation has much more to offer than competing claims of superiority that attempt to deride and disparage the competition. This article, which is written from a sociological viewpoint, challenges these claims and suggests that the mediation community should develop instead a broader integrated approach to mediation that is pragmatic, flexible, open-source, and based on a robust theoretical foundation.