Restorative Justice and Civil Society

Restorative Justice and Civil Society

by Heather Strang, John Braithwaite
     
 

ISBN-10: 052100053X

ISBN-13: 9780521000536

Pub. Date: 05/14/2001

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Advocates of restorative justice question the state's ability to deliver satisfactory justice. This provocative volume looks at the flourishing restorative justice movement and considers the relationship between restorative justice and civil society. Genuinely international, it addresses aspects of civil society including schools, families, churches and private

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Advocates of restorative justice question the state's ability to deliver satisfactory justice. This provocative volume looks at the flourishing restorative justice movement and considers the relationship between restorative justice and civil society. Genuinely international, it addresses aspects of civil society including schools, families, churches and private workplaces and considers broader issues such as democracy, human rights, access and equity. It presents the ideals of restorative justice so that victims, offenders, their families and communities might have more representation in the justice process.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521000536
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
05/14/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.59(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: restorative justice and civil society John Braithwaite and Heather Strang; 2. Transforming security: a South African experiment Clifford Shearing; 3. Two Protestant ethics and the spirit of restoration Lawrence Sherman; 4. The force of community George Pavlich; 5. The crime victim movement as a force in civil society Heather Strang; 6. Reparations and restorative justice: responding to the gross violation of human rights Chris Cunneen; 7. Restorative justice and civil society in Melanesia: the case of Papua New Guinea Sinclair Dinnen; 8. Restorative justice in everyday life: beyond the formal ritual Ted Wachtel and Paul McCold; 9. Community conferencing as a special case of conflict transformation John McDonald and David Moore; 10. Restorative justice and the need for restorative environments in bureaucracies and corporations James Ritchie and Terry O'Connell; 11. 'If your only tool is a hammer, all your problems will look like nails' Sir Charles Pollard; 12. Restorative justice and school discipline: mutually exclusive? Lisa Cameron and Margaret Thorsborne; 13. The school system: developing its capacity in the regulation of civil society Brenda Morrison; 14. Security and justice for all David Bayley.

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