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What is Community Justice?: Case Studies of Restorative Justice and Community Supervision / Edition 1

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Overview

Past methods of probation and parole supervision have largely relied on caseworkers who monitor their "clients" as well as they can. But, as numbers of "clients" increase, studies indicate that this model is ineffectual. The time has come to significantly rethink the approaches to community supervision.

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 parole.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780761987468
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 1/28/2002
  • Series: Key Questions for Criminal Justice Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 192
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.44 (d)

Meet the Author

David Karp, Ph.D., is Assistant Professor of Sociology at Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, New York, where he teaches courses in criminology and criminal justice. He conducts research on community-based responses to crime and has given workshops on restorative justice and community justice nationally. Currently, he is engaged in a qualitative research study examining Vermont’s community reparative probation boards and is a member of the New York State Community Justice Forum. He is the author of more that 30 academic articles and technical reports and two previous books—Community Justice: An Emerging Field and The Community Justice Ideal: Preventing Crime and Achieving Justice (with Todd Clear).

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Table of Contents

1. Preface
2. Ventura and the Theory of Community Justice - D.R. Karp, J. Lane, & S. Turner
3. Preface to Maricopa
4. Neighborhood Probation Offices in Maricopa County - T.R. Clear & J. Cannon
5. Preface to Vermont
6. The Offender/Community Encounter: Stakeholder Involvement in the Vermont Reparative - D.R. Karp
7. Preface to Tallahassee
8. Restorative Justice, Reparation, and the Southside Project - E. Zellerer & J. Cannon
9. Preface to Boston
10. Reinventing Probation and Reducing Youth Violence - R.P. Corbett Jr.
11. Preface to Deschutes
12. Deschutes County, Oregon: Community Justice in Action - T.K. Martin
13. Afterword: In the Shadows of Community Justice - S. Maruna
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