Being in the Middle By Being at the Edge Second Edition

Being in the Middle By Being at the Edge

Author: Steven and Sue Williams
Published by: CPCS
Publication date: October 2020 (2nd Edition)
ISBN: 1 85072 13

This book elucidates the concrete experiences of the authors in political conflict mediation in Northern Ireland and Uganda. Written by two leading Quaker mediators, but, most case studies, quotes, stories and anecdotes described here are from a combination of sources that are useful to those who have acted as mediators and to anyone who may take on this kind of role in the future.  Mediation and negotiation efforts described here provides different perspective of understanding political mediation. Engaging various key peace stakeholders in political settlement and utilizing the approach of working behind the scenes and leading from behind make all the processes possible.