Accountability in Restorative Justice

Accountability in Restorative Justice

by Declan Roche
     
 

ISBN-10: 0199259356

ISBN-13: 9780199259359

Pub. Date: 05/28/2003

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Many countries have recently established restorative justice programmes, in which those affected by a crime attend meetings in the hope of achieving the ideals of reparation, reconciliation and reintegration. To answer concerns that these meetings may degenerate into 'kangaroo courts' in which participants bully and humiliate each other, this book draws upon

Overview

Many countries have recently established restorative justice programmes, in which those affected by a crime attend meetings in the hope of achieving the ideals of reparation, reconciliation and reintegration. To answer concerns that these meetings may degenerate into 'kangaroo courts' in which participants bully and humiliate each other, this book draws upon extensive fieldwork to explore the nature, function and effectiveness of the accountability within this kind of informal justice.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199259359
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
05/28/2003
Series:
Clarendon Studies in Criminology Series
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.60(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

1. The Rise and Risks of Restorative Justice
2. The Meaning of Restorative Justice and Accountability
3. Methods and Overview of Programmes
4. Deliberative Accountability in Restorative Meetings
5. Multiple Uses of Deliberative Accountability
6. Supporting Deliberative Accountability: Neglected Accountability Methods
7. Supporting Deliberative Accountability: The Role of Traditonal Accountability
8. Semi-Formal Justice: Combining Informal and Formal Justice
Appendix A: Case Studies
Appendix B: Observations
Appendix C: Interviewees
References
Index

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