A school peer mediation program as a context for exploring therapeutic jurisprudence (TJ): Can a peer mediation program inform the law?

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dc.contributor.author Mcwilliam, Nicole en_US
dc.contributor.editor en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2012-02-02T11:04:48Z
dc.date.available 2012-02-02T11:04:48Z
dc.date.issued 2010 en_US
dc.identifier 2010002590 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Mcwilliam Nicole 2010, 'A school peer mediation program as a context for exploring therapeutic jurisprudence (TJ): Can a peer mediation program inform the law?', Pergamon, vol. 33, no. 5-6, pp. 293-305. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 0160-2527 en_US
dc.identifier.other C1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/15964
dc.description.abstract This paper reports an exploratory study of a school peer mediation program implemented as an alternative way to manage bullying and other destructive conflict. The study explores the effects of the program on the well-being of members of the school community by examining perceptions of students, staff and a sample of parents and former students. Drawing on therapeutic jurisprudence (TJ) the study explores whether the component parts of the program, separately or together, promote intended or unintended therapeutic effects. The preliminary findings of the study emphasise the importance of peer mediation training and suggest that existing scholarship in the area of school conflict resolution and peer mediation, when viewed through a TJ lens, may provide valuable insights into how to optimally configure programs for development and adoption in schools and other community settings. The study highlights the lack of attention paid by the legal system to valuable scholarship in the area of school conflict resolution and peer mediation, which may have implications for the understanding and development of legal processes and the law in general. en_US
dc.language en_US
dc.publisher Pergamon en_US
dc.relation.isbasedon http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijlp.2010.09.002 en_US
dc.title A school peer mediation program as a context for exploring therapeutic jurisprudence (TJ): Can a peer mediation program inform the law? en_US
dc.parent International Journal of Law and Psychiatry en_US
dc.journal.volume 33 en_US
dc.journal.number 5-6 en_US
dc.publocation United Kingdom, Canada en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 293 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 305 en_US
dc.cauo.name LAW.Faculty of law en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 180100 en_US
dc.personcode 034589 en_US
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Law en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition en_US
dc.custom en_US
dc.date.activity en_US
dc.location.activity en_US
dc.description.keywords Therapeutic jurisprudence; Peer mediation; Peer relations; Legal processes; Well-being; Problem-oriented courts; Conflict resolution; Bullying; Mediation; Procedural fairness; Cognitive behavioural skills en_US
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dc.staffid 034589 en_US


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