Precious Resolution: The Use of Intra-Community Arbitration by Jain Diamond Merchants
Article from: TDM 2 (2017), in Non-Legal Adjudicators in National and International Disputes
This article purports to expand the scholarship about private forms of dispute resolution by focusing on the use of arbitration by Jain diamond merchants, a group whose activities remain largely unexplored in the socio-legal literature. This article is based primarily on qualitative research comprised of numerous interviews with individuals involved - at various levels - in the diamond trade. I also relied in a number of secondary sources and published work on Jain businesspeople, and on my own previous work about the use of arbitration by Venezuelan diamond ...