An anthology of original essays, this book presents debates over practice, theory, and implementation of restorative justice. Attention is focused on the movement’s direction toward a more holistic, community-oriented approach to criminal justice intervention.
Part I: Introduction Part II: Foundations of Restorative Community Justice 1. What and Why Now: Understanding Restorative Justice 2. Satisfaction Guaranteed? The Meaning of Satisfaction in Restorative Justice 3. Responsibility and Restorative Justice Part III: The Context of Restorative Community Justice: Stakeholder and Organizational Roles 4. Restorative Justice for Crime Victims: The Promise, The Challenge 5. Restorative Justice and the Offender: The Challenge of Reintegration 6. Community Justice: Transforming Communities Through Restorative Justice? 7. Infancy, Adolescence, and Restorative Justice: Strategies for Promoting Organizational Reform Part IV: The Content: Practice and Intervention in Restorative Community Justice 8. Restorative Conferencing 9. Community Reparative Boards in Vermont 10. Guiding Principles for Designing Peacemaking Circles Part V: Critical Perspectives on the Restorative Community Justice Ideal 11. Restorative Justice, Indigenous Justice, and Human Rights 12. Positive Youth Development, Restorative Justice, and the Crisis of Abandoned Youth 13. Restorative Justice, Social Justice, and the Empowerment of Marginalized Populations Part VI: The Future of Restorative Community Justice 14. Dangers and Opportunities of Restorative Community Justice: A Response to Critics 15. Exploring and Shaping the Future