This Handbook deals with many aspects of public policy evaluation including methods, examples, studies, professionalism, perspectives, concepts, trends, substance, theory, applications, dispute resolution, interdisciplinary interaction and bibliographies. A rich variety of insights and alternative perspectives on systematic policy evaluation, as well as ideas and applications dealing with win-win policy evaluation are, brought together to create a unique resource in public policy evaluation.
Chapter 37: Win-win Mediation
The conservative alternative in most civil litigation is for the defendant to win on trial. The defendant is usually an insurance company or some other type of business firm. The liberal alternative is generally for the plaintiff to win on trial. The plaintiff is usually someone who has been injured (a) in an automobile accident, (b) on the job, or (c) in an accident involving a consumer product. The neutral alternative is ...