Cultural Perspectives on China Resolving Disputes Through Mediation
Article from: TDM 4 (2008), in Arbitrator Bias
Some think that cultural differences that exist between countries influence how disputes are resolved. In China mediation is a common mechanism for resolving disputes and it is said that this is because of its Confucian past. In Confucian thought the courts and the law were viewed as a necessary evil and there is great emphasis on community rather than individual. This paper will examine some of the cultural differences as between China and the UK that might have influence on how disputes are resolved in these countries and to see if there are lessons that each country ...