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Chapter 9: Learning to Tell the Next Chapter: Story Archetypes and the Negotiation and Mediation of New Meanings in Conflicts

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Learning to Tell the Next Chapter: Story Archetypes and the Negotiation and Mediation of New Meanings in Conflicts
Learning to tell the next chapter: Story archetypes and the negotiation and mediation of new meanings in conflicts

Mediators are interested in employing strategies that will take some of the intensity out of the conflict and destabilize it to the point where alternative stories can be considered.

—Winslade and Monk (2001, p. 6)

A student of mine, Eddie, shared his family conflict with me recently and asked me what he should do about it from where it now stands. As requested, he began to tell me the background. He had grown up in a very strict, very conservative “Christian” home in which the Republican Party was regarded as the only ...

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