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Restorative Justice and Criminal Justice: Competing or Reconcilable Paradigms? New ed

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ISBN13: 9781841135182
ISBN: 1841135186
Published: July 2004
Publisher: Hart Publishing
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £31.00



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Restorative justice has emerged around the world as a potent challenge to traditional models of criminal justice, and restorative programmes, policies and legislative reforms are being implemented in many Western nations. However, the underlying aims, values and limits of this paradigm remain somewhat uncertain and those advocating restorative justice have rarely engaged in systematic debate with those defending more traditional conceptions of criminal justice.

This volume, containing contributions from international scholars, provides an analytic exploration of restorative justice and its potential advantages and disadvantages. Chapters of the book examine the aims and limiting principles that should govern restorative justice, its appropriate scope of application, its social and legal contexts, its practice and impact in a number of jurisdictions and its relation to more traditional criminal-justice conceptions.

The contributions should help clarify the aims that restorative justice might reasonably hope to achieve, the limits that should apply in pursuing these aims and how restorative strategies might comport with, or replace, other penal strategies.

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Subjects:
Criminology
Contents:
1. Principles of Restorative Justice John Braithwaite
2. Specifying Aims and Limits for Restorative Justice: A 'Making Amends' Model? Andrew von Hirsch,Andrew Ashworth and Clifford Shearing
3. Restoration and Retribution Antony Duff
4. Imposing Restoration Instead of Inflicting Pain Lode Walgrave
5. Some Sociological Reflections on Restorative Justice Anthony Bottoms
6. Restoration and Retribution in International Criminal Justice: An Exploratory Analysis Paul Roberts
7. Towards a Systemic Model of Restorative Justice Jim Dignan
8. Proposed Basic Principles on the Use of Restorative Justice: Recognising the Aims and Limits of Restorative Justice Daniel Van Ness
9. Victims and Offenders Barbara Hudson
10. Restorative Justice and Criminal Justice: Just Responses to Crime? Joanna Shapland
11. Mind the Gap: Restorative Justice in Theory and Practice Kathleen Daly
12. Restorative Justice in Canada: From Sentencing Circles to Sentencing Principles Julian V Roberts and Kent Roach
13. Restorative Justice in New Zealand Allison Morris and Gabrielle Maxwell
14. New, Improved Police-Led Restorative Justice? Richard Young and Carolyn Hoyle
15. Evaluating Restorative Justice Practices Leena Kurki
16. Models, Challenges and The Promise of Restorative Conferencing Strategies Mara Schiff Index