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Restorative Justice: Politics, Policies and Prospects

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Edited by: Elrena van der Spuy, Stephen Parmentier, Amanda Dissel

ISBN13: 9780702178993
Published: January 2008
Publisher: Juta Law
Country of Publication: South Africa
Format: Paperback
Price: Price on Application
Hardback edition price on application, ISBN13 9780702178986



First published as Acta Juridica 2007, this book contains a selection of papers presented at an international conference entitled 'The politics of restorative justice in South Africa and beyond', held near Cape Town in 2006.

The conference aimed to foster debate on and about restorative justice, its methodological assumptions, its policy permutations, and the kinds of strategic interventions and practices adopted in its name.

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Subjects:
South Africa, Other Jurisdictions
Contents:
PART I INTERNATIONAL TRENDS IN RESTORATIVE JUSTICE ;
Situating restorative youth justice in crime control and prevention
Adam Crawford
Victim-offender dialogue in violent cases: a multi-site study in the United States
Mark S. Umbreit, Betty Vos, Robert B. Coates and Kathy Brown
Crime control developments in post-modern societies and in societies in transition
Hans-Jürgen Kerner
The institutionalisation of restorative justice: justice and the ethics of discourse
Barbara Hudson
An ethical justification for the theory of law as peacemaking
Robert E Mackay
Restorative justice through networking: a report from Europe
Ivo Aertsen
PART II RESTORATIVE JUSTICE, CRIME AND (IN)SECURITY IN AFRICA
Development, social justice and global governance: challenges to implementing restorative and criminal justice reform in South Africa
Tony Roshan Samara
Exploring the impact of gated communities on social and spatial justice and its relation to restorative justice and peace-building in South Africa
Karina Landman
Back to the future in South African security: from intentions to effective mechanisms
Clifford Shearing and Don Foster
He must buy what he stole and then we forgive: restorative justice in Rwanda and Sierra Leone
Bruce Baker
Narrating the spirit of justice
Carl Stauffer
PART III RETRIBUTION AND RESTORATION IN CRITICAL PERSPECTIVE ;
Is punishment the appropriate response to gross human rights violations? Is a nonpunitive justice system feasible?
Ezzat A. Fattah
Tapping indigenous knowledge: traditional conflict resolution, restorative justice and the denunciation of crime in South Africa
Ann Skelton
The antinomies of restorative justice
Raymond Koen