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Restorative Community Justice Repairing Harm and Transforming Communities by

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Published by Anderson Pub Co .
Written in English


  • Community-based corrections,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Restorative justice,
  • Victims of crimes

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Edition Notes

ContributionsS. Gordon Bazemore (Editor), Mara Schiff (Editor), Gordon Bazemore (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages375
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8791320M
ISBN 101583605061
ISBN 109781583605066

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  Drawing on an empirical case study and the wider sociological literature, The Role of Community in Restorative Justice examines the involvement of the community in one selected practice of restorative justice and also considers the implications of the English and Welsh experience for development of a more coherent framework for operationalizing community involvement in restorative justice practices. It is argued that restorative justice programmes .   Book Description An anthology of original essays, this book presents debates over practice, theory, and implementation of restorative justice. Attention is focused on the movement’s direction toward a more holistic, community-oriented approach to criminal justice intervention. This board book features people belonging in community. Each page is filled with collaborative practices such as planting, making music, and protesting. The book concludes by emphasizing the idea of belonging “I can count on you, and you can count on me!” K-2nd grade.   Handbook of Restorative Justice is a collection of original, cutting-edge essays that offer an insightful and critical assessment of the theory, principles and practices of restorative justice around the globe.

Restorative Community Justice is a way of responding to conflict, misbehavior and wrongdoing that makes things as right as possible for all who were impacted. Restorative Justice recognizes the conflict or harm, repairs the damage (physical and relational) as much as possible and creates future accountability plans and/or agreements that will prevent the same thing from happening again. Gordon Bazemore, Professor and Chair in the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice and Director of the Community Justice Institute, at Florida Atlantic University, writes in his essay Restorative Justice and Earned Redemption: Communities, Victims, and Offender Reintegration, that "crime harms more than victims." It impacts on all members of the community and community involvement in the process of . “I had no way to understand anything other than rebellion, anger and abuse. I was raised in foster homes from the age of four. I dealt with so much violence, I didn’t know there was any other way – until I read a book on restorative justice. I was determined to find out how that could work. And so I brought the book to the Coalition. Little Books of Justice and Peacebuilding. The Little Books of Justice and Peacebuilding present, in a highly accessible form, key concepts and practices from the fields of restorative justice, conflict transformation, and peacebuilding. Written by leaders in these fields, they are designed for practitioners, students, and anyone interested in justice, peace, and conflict resolution.

Restorative Justice is very different from our repressive and punitive system of justice (the obedience model)4. Much of the theoretical perspective of Restorative Justice evolved "experientially" from the Mennonites''involvement in victim and offender programs culminating in the seminal book Changing Lenses by Howard Zehr (). Restorative Justice by Howard Zehr, one of the fathers of the restorative justice movement is one of "the Little Books of Justice & Peacebuilding". There are several fundamentals of restorative justice; the most striking to me was the idea that "the justice process belongs to the community."4/5. Restorative Justice (RJ) is a way of addressing conflict and crime that enables the person who caused the harm, people who were affected by the harm, and the community to create a meaningful solution.   This book addresses the specific ways of achieving these goals by presenting six case studies of probation programs that represent a practical side of the community justice ideal. What emerges is a provocative and enlightening new approach to the problems of probation and : $