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  • Beer, J., and Stief, E., The Mediator's Handbook (Friends Conflict Resolution Programs, 1997)
  • Bennett, M., and Herman, M., The Art of Mediation (Nita Publishing, 1995)
  • Bowling, D., and Hoffman, D. (editors), Bringing Peace into the Room: How the Personal Qualities of the Mediator Impact the Process of Conflict Resolution (John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2003)
  • Bush, R., and Folger, J., The Promise of Mediation (Jossey-Bass, 1994)
  • Cloke, K., Mediating Dangerously: The Frontiers of Conflict Resolution (Jossey-Bass, 2001)
  • Ellison, S., Don't Be So Defensive!: Taking the War Out of Our Words with Powerful Non-Defensive Communication (Andrews McMeel Publishing, 1998)
  • Fisher, R., Ury, W., and Patton, B., Getting to Yes (Houghton Mifflin, 1990)
  • Friedman, G.J., A Guide to Divorce Mediation: How to Reach a Fair, Legal Settlement at a Fraction of the Cost/Part One: An Introduction to Mediation (Workman Publishing, 1993)
  • Gardner, H., Csikszentmihalyi, M., and Damon, W., Good Work: When Excellence and Ethics Meet (Basic Books, 2001)
  • Goleman, D., Emotional Intelligence: Why It Can Matter More than IQ (Bantam Books, 1995)
  • Goleman, D., Working with Emotional Intelligence (Bantam Books, 1998)
  • Knebal, F., and Clay, G.S., Before You Sue (William Morrow and Company, Inc., 1987)
  • Kovach, K., Mediation, Principles and Practice (West Publishing, 2000)
  • Lang, M., and Taylor, A., The Making of a Mediator: Developing Artistry in Practice (Jossey-Bass, 2000)
  • Levering, R., Moskowitz, M., and Katz, M., The 100 Best Companies to Work for in America (Doubleday & Company, 1994)
  • Luskin, F., Forgive for Good: A Proven Prescription for Health and Happiness (HarperSanFrancisco, 2001)
  • Moore, C., The Mediation Process: Practical Strategies for Resolving Conflicts (Jossey-Bass, 1986)
  • Riskin, L., Dispute Resolution and Lawyers (West Publishing, 1998)
  • Rosenbaum, T., The Myth of Moral Justice (HarperCollins, 2004)
  • Rosenberg, M., Nonviolent Communication: A Language of Compassion (Puddle Dancer Press, 1999)
  • Shalain, L., The Alphabet Versus the Goddess (Viking Penguin, 1998)
  • Slaikeu, K., When Push Comes to Shove (Jossey-Bass, 1995)
  • Stone, D., Patton, B., Heen, S., and Fisher, R., Difficult Conversations: How to Discuss What Matters Most (Penguin Books, 2000)
  • Tannen, D., The Argument Culture (Ballantine Books, 1999)
  • Trachte-Huber, W., and Huber, S., Mediation and Negotiation: Reaching Agreement in Law and Business (Anderson Publishing, 1998)
  • Ury, W., Getting Past No: Negotiation with Difficult People (Bantam, 1993)
  • Carter, R., Mapping the Mind (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1999)
  • Damasio, A. R., Descartes' Error: Emotion, Reason, and the Human Brain (New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1994)
  • Ekman, P., Emotions Revealed (New York: Times Books, 2003)
  • Goldberg, E., The Executive Brain: Frontal Lobes and the Civilized Mind (New York: Oxford University Press, 2001)
  • Greenfield, S., Brain Story: Unlocking Our Inner World of Emotions, Memories, Ideas and Desires (New York: Dorling Kindersley Publishing, 2001)
  • Johnson, S., Mind Wide Open: Your Brain and the Neuroscience of Everyday Life (New York: Simon & Schuster, 2004)
  • Lane, R.D., and Nadel, L. Eds., Cognitive Neuroscience of Emotion (New York: Oxford University Press, 2000)
  • LeDoux, J., The Emotional Brain (New York: Simon and Schuster, 1996)

Sexual and Racial Harassment

  • C. Mackinnon, Sexual Harassment of Working Women: A Case of Sex Discrimination (1979) (The subordination of women and minorities (particularly blacks and Native Americans) has various historical roots and takes different forms)
  • D. Bell, Race, Racism and American Law (3d ed. 1994)
  • D. Bell, And We Are Not Saved (1987)
  • A. Higginbotham, Jr., In The Matter of Color: The Colonial Period (1978)
  • M. Berry, Black Resistance, White Law (1971)
  • E. Genovese, Roll, Jordan, Roll (1976)
  • Foner, Reconstruction: America's Unfinished Revolution (1988)
  • L. Kerber, Women of the Republic: Intellect and Ideology in Revolutionary America (1980)
  • E. Dubois, Feminism and Suffrage: The Emergence of an Independent Women's Movement in America, 1848-1869 (1978)
  • A. Kessler-Harris, Out to Work: A History of Wage-Earning Women in the United States (1982)
  • J. Jones, Labor of Love, Labor of Sorrow: Black Women, Work, and the Family from Slavery to the Present (1985) (recounting weight of racial prejudice compounded by sexual prejudice).
  • R. Storey, Our Unalienable Rights (1965)
  • A. Davis, Women, Race and Class 23 (1983) (slave women often received harsher treatment than their male counterparts)
  • R. Dworkin, Law's Empire (1986) ("The banned sources theory would distinguish between affirmative action programs designed to help blacks and Jim Crow laws designed to keep them in a state of economic and social subjugation.")
  • P. Crull & M. Cohen, Expanding the Definition of Sexual Harassment (Working Women's Institute Research Series Report No. 4, 1982)
    Crull, "The Stress Effects of Sexual Harassment in the Office," in Human Aspects of Office Automation 177 (B. Cohen ed. 1984)
  • Crull, "Sexual Harassment and Women's Health," in Double Exposure: Women's Health Hazards on the Job and at Home 100 (1984)
  • Carothers & Crull, "Contrasting Sexual Harassment in Female-and Male-Dominated Occupations," in My Troubles Are Going to Have Trouble with Me: Everyday Trials and Triumphs of Women Workers 219 (K. Sacks & D. Remy eds. 1984)
  • Crull, Sexual Harassment and Male Control of Women's Work (Working Women's Institute Research Series Report No. 5, 1982) (describing two kinds of sexual harassment designed to reinforce male dominance in workplace)
  • U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, Intimidation and Violence: Racial and Religious Bigotry in America (1983)
  • T. Morrison (ed.), Raceing Justice, En-Gendering Power (1992)


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Employment law, personal injury, and intellectual property mediator Elizabeth Jubin Fujiwara is an attorney licensed to practice in Hawaii. She is also a neutral fact-finder in employment law matters.