Mediation As a Reactant to Communal Dispute

15 Pages Posted: 5 Nov 2020

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Temitayo Bello

Babcock University, School of Law and Security Studies

Ucheoma Chinaemeremnma Awa

Babcock University, School of Law and Security Studies

Date Written: October 29, 2020

Abstract

Mediation entails resolving disputes by appointing the third party neutral. Disputes are inevitable among people, businesses and communities. The article encompasses what mediation entails, what kind of disputes can be dissolved with mediation, the processes of mediation, what communal dispute entails, how mediation is used in resolving communal dispute, the need for mediation in resolving communal disputes, the various stages of using mediation in resolving communal dispute and challenges in the use of mediation in resolving communal disputes.

It centered on the genesis of communal disputes and how they have been resolved using native intelligence and commonly mediation. It discovers that disputes are better resolved through mediation and other hybrids of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR).

The article concludes that mediation which has been in existence right from olden years is well positioned to resolve community dispute. It recommends further that better mediation beget better community.

Keywords: conflicts, Dispute Resolution, Community Dispute, Mediation

Suggested Citation

Bello, Temitayo and Awa, Ucheoma Chinaemeremnma, Mediation As a Reactant to Communal Dispute (October 29, 2020). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3721241 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3721241

Temitayo Bello (Contact Author)

Babcock University, School of Law and Security Studies ( email )

Ilishan, Ogun State
Nigeria

Ucheoma Chinaemeremnma Awa

Babcock University, School of Law and Security Studies

Ilishan, Ogun State
Nigeria

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