Making Participation Work When Interests Conflict: Moving From Facilitating Dialogue and Moderating Debate To Mediating Negotiations

Volume 72, Issue 4, 2006

By: John Forester, Journal of The American Planning Association
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Conflict management in Planning

This article discusses why the facilitation of dialogue can be improved by mediating negotiations when dealing with public conflict. The authors detail how California planners are utilizing mediation to create mutually beneficial public agreement.