This report looks at the role of politics in the context of the Barton Creek Development Agreement Negotiation. It reviews the background and political atmosphere leading up to and during the negotiation. It also examines the people and organizations involved in the negotiations.
The political analysis of this negotiations in this report endeavors to gain an understanding of the factors that can influence the outcome of a public policy mediation. Final recommendations seek to encourage the awareness of political influences on public policy dispute resolution.