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    Mediation Lecture Video Series

    Sarah Cobb and Lawrence Susskind

    Three videos featuring guest lecturers from the "Mediation and Other Facilitative Roles in Dispute Resolution" seminar, offered by the Program on Negotiation:
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    Mediator Responsibility and Accountability in Public Disputes

    Lawrence Susskind

    An educational video for mediators or mediation students regarding mediator responsibility when parties have unequal knowledge, skills or power
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    Governmental Role-Play:

    Monroe Energy Assistance Game I

    Allan Morgan and Lawrence Susskind
    Six-party, four-issue negotiation among representatives of consumer groups, political leaders, and public utilities to develop a statewide energy assistance plan for low-income residents
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    Monroe Energy Assistance Game II

    Jeffrey B. Litwak and Lawrence Susskind
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    Business and Commercial Role-Play:

    Mouse Exercise

    Geoffrey Fink and Maria Baute Stewart
    Seven-party, multi-issue negotiation among a theme-park developer, neighboring mayors, a regional organization, and a national government representative over the development of a proposed theme park; involves coalition-building and cultural issues
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    Community Dispute Resolution Role-Play:

    Nazi Party of America v. Town of Hokey

    Bruce Patton
    Two-party highly political negotiation between a lawyer for Nazi convention organizers and a town attorney a permit application for a Nazi Party parade in a Jewish neighborhood
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    Real Estate Role-Play:

    Negotiated Development in Redstone

    Lawrence Susskind and John Forester
    Two-party, two-issue scoreable negotiation between a developer and a neighborhood association representative regarding the development terms of a new condominium project
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    Negotiation Pedagogy Conference 2019

    Lawrence Susskind, Lara SanPietro

    Session video from speakers at the 2019 Negotiation Pedagogy Conference
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    Academia Role-Play:

    Neighborhood Care, Inc.

    Lawrence Susskind and Bruce Patton
    Two-party negotiation or mediation between church and neighborhood representatives over the possible use of church facilities for services for the mentally challenged
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    Governmental Role-Play:

    New Crimea Prison Overcrowding Simulation

    Susan Podziba and Lawrence Susskind
    Eight-party, multi-issue negotiation among prison administrators, government leaders, criminal justice advocates, and prisoners' rights advocates to develop recommendations for a comprehensive state policy to alleviate prison overcrowding
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    Ocean Splash

    The Consensus Building Institute, Inc.
    Two-party, two-issue scoreable negotiation between a charity and a corporate sponsor regarding the number and placement of advertising banners at a fundraising walk
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    Environmental Role-Play:

    Offshore Wind Farm Negotiation

    MIT Students in the Department of Urban Studies and Planning, under the supervision of Prof. Lawrence Susskind and Dr. Herman Karl
    8-party nonscorable negotiation among commercial, environmental, and governmental stakeholders over a controversial proposal to develop offshore wind farms
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    International Relations Role-Play:

    One Village, Six PeopleWorkable Peace: Ethnic Conflict and Genocide in Post-Colonial Africa

    Chris Jost, under the direction of David Fairman
    Six-party negotiation among Hutu and Tutsi villagers regarding competing land claims and local authority issues in the wake of the Rwandan genocide
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    Community Dispute Resolution Role-Play:

    Open LandsA Private Planning Negotiation

    Patrick Field, Ric Richardson, and John Harrison
    Eight-person facilitated negotiation among seven landowners to develop voluntary private land-use plan to provide financial security while preserving open space and agricultural land
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    Politics of Discourse in Mediation

    Sara Cobb

    An educational video for mediators or mediation students regarding the management of mediation
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    Probation Games

    Lawrence Susskind and Susan Podziba
    A set of three simulations developed for and used in training court probation officers in negotiation techniques.