David W. Augsburger. Conflict Mediation Across Cultures : Pathways and Patterns.

(Louisville KY: Westminster/John Knox Press, 1992, 310pp). John Paul Lederach tells the story of one of his intercultural mediation workshops in Panama where:  “someone said that mediators were like guides leading people through complexities. The image stuck. By the end of the
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Kumar Rupesinghe (Ed.). Conflict Transformation.

(New York : St Martin’s Press, 1995, 270pp.). For many years “conflict resolution”;  was the usual term both in diplomatic practice and scholarly writing. Now we see a change;  at least in scholarly writing to the term “conflict transformation”;  for conflicts are
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