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Restorative Justice in Context

1st Edition

Edited by Elmar G. M. Weitekamp, Hans-Jürgen Kerner

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368 pages

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Description

This book brings together a selection of papers originally presented and discussed at the fourth international restorative justice conference, held at the University of Tübingen. The contributors include many of the leading authorities in the burgeoning field of restorative justice, and they provide a comprehensive review of developing international practice and directions, and the context in which restorative justice practices are developing. Restorative Justice in Context moves beyond a focus on restorative justice for juveniles to a broader concern with the application of restorative justice in such areas as corporate crime, family violence and the application of restorative justice in cases of extreme violent crimes. The contexts examined are drawn from Europe, North America, Australasia and Japan. leading world authorities analyse international case studies reflecting the growth of restorative justice worldwiderapidly expanding area of interest

Table of Contents

Contents 1 Multi-problem violent youth: a challenge for the restorative justice paradigm, Raymond Corrado, Irwin M. Cohen and Candice Odgers 2 Making variation a virtue: evaluating the potential and limits of restorative justice, Kathleen Daly 3 New developments in restorative justice to handle family violence, Britta Bannenberg and Dieter Rossner 4 Conflict resolution and peer mediation: a pilot programme in Munich secondary schools, Susanne Nothhafft 5 How restorative justice is able to transcend the prison walls: a discussion of the project 'restorative detention', Luc Robert and Tony Peters 6 Victims of severe violence in dialogue with the offender: key principles, practices, outcomes, and implications, Mark Umbreit, William Bradshaw and Robert B. Coates 7 Corporations, crime and restorative justice, Marianne Löschnig-Gspandl 8 Restorative justice and corporate regulation, John Braithwaite 9Confession, apology, repentance, and settlement out-of-court inthe Japanese criminal justice system - is Japan a model of'restorative justice'?, Toshio Yoshida 10 Legal rules and safeguards within Belgian mediation practices for juveniles, Els Dumortier 11 Reoffending after victim-offender mediation in juvenile court proceedings, Dieter Dölling and Arthur Hartmann 12 Captains of restorative justice: experience, legitimacy and recidivism by type of offence, Lawrence W. Sherman and Heather Strang, together with Daniel Woods 13 Ways of knowing for a restorative world view, Barb Toews Shenk and Howard Zehr 14 Within or outside the system? Restorative justice attempts and the danger of cooptation, Thomas Trenczek 15 Zero tolerance criminal policy and restorative justice: a hidden link?, Peter Lindström 16 Problem oriented policing in the context of restorative justice, Elmar G. M. Weitekamp, Hans-Jürgen Kerner and Ulrike Meier Index

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOC004000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Criminology