Restorative Justice in the United States

Restorative Justice in the United States

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For courses in Restorative Justice, Juvenile Justice, Juvenile Delinquency, Community Corrections, Criminal Justice and Peacemaking, Criminal Justice Program Development, Ideology and Crime, Philosophy of Justice. Restorative Justice in the United States provides a thorough overview of the restorative justice system, emphasizing both its complex and controversial dimensions. It features a balanced approach to the subject, providing students with discussions of definitional issues, public policy history in the United States, and a context of comparative ideology. Citing a variety of sources, the book presents the multiple theoretical roots of the restorative justice movement and subsequently explains the methods and practices in the field. Each chapter is filled with policy recommendations, insights from experts, and discussions questions that encourage students to form their own ideas on this emerging topic.show more

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  • Paperback | 251 pages
  • 178 x 232 x 22mm | 680.39g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Prentice Hall
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • 0131137859
  • 9780131137851

Table of contents

PART I: RESTORATIVE JUSTICE AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE 1. Conceptualizing Restorative Justice: The Basics 2. The Restorative Justice Experience in Context: Building on the Basics 3. The Criminal Justice System: Policing and Courts 4. The Criminal Justice System: Sentencing, Corrections, and Juvenile Justice PART II: RESTORATIVE JUSTICE IN THEORY 5. Is Restorative Justice Liberal, Conservative, or Both? 6. Theoretical and Cultural Roots of Restorative Justice in the United States PART III: RESTORATIVE JUSTICE IN PRACTICE 7. An Overview of Restorative Justice Practices 8. Restorative Justice in Schools and Youth/Teen Courts 9. Restorative Justice in Cases of Serious Crime PART IV: CONCLUSION 10. Continuing in Restorative Transformation APPENDIX I: RESTORATIVE JUSTICE-FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLES, THE 1996 UNITED NATIONS ALLIANCE OF NON-GOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS, WORKING PARTY ON RESTORATIVE JUSTICE APPENDIX II: TRUANCY EDUCATION MEDIATION PROGRAM OF SAGINAW COUNTY, MICHIGAN APPENDIX III: SELECTED NARRATIVES OF RESTORATIVE JUSTICE: FRESNO VORP NEWS OF THE CENTRAL VALLEYshow more

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