Other information about CRS can be found in:
The CRS website at http://www.usdoj.gov/crs/.
The CRS site has information about the agency, as well as quite a few full
text fact sheets and other documents about CRS work and racial conflict
(Note: This project and this site (meaning the site you are visiting
now) is completely independent of CRS or the Department of Justice.
This project was carried out by Conflict Management Initiatives and the
University of Colorado Conflict Research Consortium and was fully funded
by the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation.)
The CRS mandate from the 1964 Civil Rights Act can be found at: http://www.usdoj.gov/crs/mandate.htm.
- The Catalogue of Federal Domestic Assistance
Background documents provided to this project by former CRS mediator Ed
on Mediation - Central concepts, usual ground rules, based on experience
of the Western Regional Office, Community Relations Service, U.S.
Department of Justice.)
on the Differences between Interpersonal and Large Group Interventions -
again, these are brief, but useful notes on the additional challenges
posed by large, intergroup conflicts.
regarding use of mediation teams - and comparing teams to individual
Levine, Bertram .Bridge over Troubled Waters: The Federal
Government's Approach to Reducing Racial Conflict (1964-1989).
Pompa, Gilbert G. "The Community Relations Service," in
Dennis Sandole and Ingrid Sandole-Staroste, Conflict Management and
Problem Solving: Interpersonal to International Applications, 1987.
New York: New York University Press, pp. 130-142.
Greenberg, Barbara "Identifying and Resolving Conflict in
Multicultural Settings" National Association of Secondary School
Principals Bulletin. .January 1995.
Huie, Barbara, "Cross-Cultural Conflict on the Texas Gulf
Coast" 1987. in Forum. Washington D.C.: National Institute of
Klugman, Julian, "Negotiating Agreements and Resolving Disputes
Across Cultures" 1992 Mediation Quarterly 9:2.
Klugman, Julian, and Barbara Greenberg "Program Helps Identify,
Resolve Problems in Multicultural High Schools," The National
Association of Secondary School Principals Bulletin, December 1991.
Klugman, Julian, Barbara Greenberg, and Stephen Thom "Resolving
Conflict in Racially Diverse Schools", The Fourth R
Klugman, Julian, Barbara Greenberg, Stephen Thom and Joseph Jones
"Identifying and Resolving Conflicts in Multicultural Settings, The
National Association of Secondary School principals Bulletin
Klugman, Julian and Joseph Jones "Resolving Conflicts in
Multicultural Settings," Thrust for Educational Leadership,
Klugman, Julian, Stephen Thom and Larry Myers, "Mediation and
Native American Repatriation of Human Remains," Mediation Quarterly,
Salem, Richard A."Community Dispute Resolution Through Outside
Intervention," in Peace and Change 8:3, Summer 1982. Republished by the Society of Professionals in Dispute Resolution, 1986.
Salem, Richard A. "Designing a Reformatory Conflict Management and Dispute Resolution System Through Mediation", The Practice of Restorative Justice, Galaway and Hudson, eds. 1996. Monsey, NY: Criminal Justice Press.
Salem, Richard A. "Mediating Political and Social Conflicts: The
Skokie-Nazi Dispute" in Mediation Quarterly 5:1, 1984. Also in Sociological Practice, Vol. 10, 1992.
Salem, Richard A. "Mediation as An Alternative to Civil Rights
Litigation" in Discretion, Justice, and Democracy: A Public Policy
Perspective, Carl F. Pinkele and William C. Louthan, eds, 1985, Ames:
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