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The psychology of mediation: A qualitative study on mediation in Ethiopia
Linnaeus University, Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, Department of Psychology.
2015 (English)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

The objective of this bachelor thesis was to examine and analyse the psychological factors that were important in mediation processes on local, regional, national and international levels in Ethiopia. The research questions were what these psychological factors were and how they affected the mediation process. A qualitative, semi-structured method was used and six informants with experience as mediators have been interviewed in Ethiopia. The psychological factors identified were self-esteem, losing face, ability of letting go, and mirroring. The conclusion was that this research confirmed the findings of much of the previous research, in regards to the psychological factors active in the process. The research also revealed that the psychological factors needed to be considered in the light of the Ethiopian culture and it´s collective nature. 

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2015.
Keyword [en]
mediation, psychological factors, self-esteem, losing face, ability of letting go, mirroring, Ethiopia
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Applied Psychology
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URN: urn:nbn:se:lnu:diva-40776OAI: oai:DiVA.org:lnu-40776DiVA: diva2:795608
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Psychology
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2015-01-16, Storken, Stagenliusgatan 14, Kalmar, 20:51 (Swedish)
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Available from: 2015-03-18 Created: 2015-03-10 Last updated: 2015-03-18Bibliographically approved

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