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Handbook of Restorative Justice: A Global Perspective / Edition 1

Handbook of Restorative Justice: A Global Perspective / Edition 1

by Dennis Sullivan, Larry Tifft
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ISBN-13: 9780415447249
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 01/22/2008
Series: Routledge International Handbooks
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 592
Product dimensions: 6.75(w) x 9.75(h) x 1.40(d)

About the Author

Dennis Sullivan is Adjunct Professor in the School of Criminal Justice at the University of Albany and is founder and director of the Institute for Economic and Restorative Justice.

Larry Tifft is Professor of Sociology in the Department of Sociology at Central Michigan University. His research interests are radical criminology and restorative justice.

Table of Contents

List of illustrations ix

Acknowledgements x

Author biographical sketches xi

Introduction: The healing dimension of restorative justice: a one-world body Dennis Sullivan Larry Tifft 1

Section I Restorative justice processes and practices 17

1 The recent history of restorative justice: mediation, circles, and conferencing Paul McCold 23

2 Victim offender mediation: an evolving evidence-based practice Mark S. Umbreit Robert B. Coates Betty Vos 52

3 Victim offender mediation and restorative justice: the European landscape Christa Pelikan Thomas Trenczek 63

4 Conferencing and restorative justice Gabrielle Maxwell Allison Morris Hennessey Hayes 91

5 Restorative justice and recidivism: promises made, promises kept? James Bonta Rebecca Jesseman Tanya Rugge Robert Cormier 108

6 Peacemaking circles: reflections on principal features and primary outcomes Barry Stuart Kay Pranis 121

7 The limits of restorative justice Kathleen Daly 134

Section II The foundations of restorative justice 147

8 Navajo peacemaking: original dispute resolution and a life way James W. Zion Robert Yazzie 151

9 The African concept of ubuntu and restorative justice Dirk J. Louw 161

10 Spiritual foundations of restorative justice Michael L. Hadley 174

11 Empathy and restoration Hal Pepinsky 188

12 Sanctuary as a refuge from state justice Peter Cordella 198

Section III The needs of victims and the healing process 207

13 Responding to the needs of victims: what was promised, what has been delivered Mary Achilles Lorraine Stutzman-Amstutz 211

14 Restoration of the assumptive world as an act of justice Jeffrey Kauffman 221

15 Murder victims' families forreconciliation: story-telling for healing, as witness, and in public policy Judith W. Kay 230

16 Hearing the victim's voice amidst the cry for capital punishment James R. Acker 246

17 The other victims: the families of those punished by the state Judith Brink 261

Section IV Making things right: extending restorative justice 269

18 Changing boundaries of the 'victim' in restorative justice: so who is the victim now? Sandra Walklate 273

19 Stopping domestic violence or protecting children? Contributions from restorative justice Joan Pennell 286

20 Are there limits to restorative justice? The case of child sexual abuse Anne-Marie McAlinden 299

21 Restoring justice through forgiveness: the case of children in Northern Ireland Anthony C. Holter Joseph Martin Robert D. Enright 311

22 Restorative justice in transition: ownership, leadership, and 'bottom-up' human rights Kieran McEvoy Anna Eriksson 321

Section V Gross human rights violations and transitional justice 337

23 Essential elements of healing after massive trauma: complex needs voiced by victims/survivors Yael Danieli 343

24 Exploring the relationship between reparations, the gross violation of human rights, and restorative justice Chris Cunneen 355

25 Truth and reconciliation in Serbia Vesna Nikolic-Ristanovic 369

26 Transitional justice, restoration, and prosecution Charles Villa-Vicencio 387

27 Restorative justice and the governance of security in the Southwest Pacific Sinclair Dinnen 401

28 Rwanda's failing experiment in restorative justice Lars Waldorf 422

Section VI Critical commentaries on restorative justice 435

29 Restorative justice and the criminological enterprise David O. Friedrichs 439

30 Shame, sharing and restorative justice: a critical appraisal Nathan Harris Shadd Maruna 452

31 Community justice versus restorative justice: contrasts in family of value Todd R. Clear 463

32 Postmodernism's challenges to restorative justice Bruce A. Arrigo 472

33 A feminist vision of justice? The problems and possibilities of restorative justice for girls and women Emily Gaarder Lois Presser 483

Section VII Transformative justice and structural change 495

34 Toward a 'radical' paradigm of restorative justice David G. Gil 499

35 Environmental policy and management in Costa Rica: sustainable development and deliberative democracy Edward J. Martin 512

36 Reaching toward a structurally responsive training and practice of restorative justice David Dyck 527

37 The Good Samaritan or the person in the ditch? An attempt to live a restorative justice lifestyle Fred Boehrer 546

38 Transformative justice: the transformation of restorative justice M. Kay Harris 555

Index 567

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