Informal Justice in Contemporary Society

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Drawing on an ethnographic study in a multicultural city of Arabs and Jews in Israel, Informal Justice in Contemporary Society examines the models and expressions of power implicated in discourse and conflict resolution practices in cross cultural contemporary community. The author explores community politics expressed in daily life as a contextual background to the analysis of conflict resolution politics, exploring perspectives of state and civic stakeholders.


As Director of Community Mediation with the Ministry of Justice in Israel, Dr. Lee Li-On is at the forefront of the field’s theory and practice as it relates to multicultural contemporary society; she has been engaged with the M.Sc. Conflict Resolution Program at Ben-Gurion University. Her recent study addresses the effects of modernity on identity in ultra-orthodox religious communities.