This book provides a comprehensive and authoritative account and analysis of restorative justice, one of the most rapidly growing phenomena in the field of criminology and justice studies.
This book aims to meet the need for a comprehensive, reliable and accessible overview of the subject. It draws together leading authorities on the subject from around the world in order to:
- elucidate and discuss the key concepts and principles of restorative justice
- explain how the campaign for restorative justice arose and developed into the influential social movement it is today
- describe the variety of restorative justice practices, explain how they have developed in various places and contexts, and critically examine their rationales and effects
- identify and examine key tensions and issues within the restorative justice movement
- brings a variety of disciplinary and interdisciplinary perspectives to bear upon the understanding and assessment of restorative justice.
The Handbook of Restorative Justice is essential reading for students and practitioners in the field.
Table of Contents
List of abbreviations, Notes on contributors, Preface Part 1: The Idea of Restorative Justice Introduction, Gerry Johnstone and Daniel W. Van Ness 1. The meaning of restorative justice, Gerry Johnstone and Daniel W. Van Ness 2. The idea of reparation, Susan Sharpe 3. The ideas of engagement and empowerment, Jennifer Larson Sawin and Howard Zehr 4. Restorative values, Kay Pranis 5. Retribution and restorative justice, Declan Roche 6. Alternative visions of restorative justice, Margarita Zernova and Martin Wright Part 2: Roots of Restorative Justice Introduction, Gerry Johnstone and Daniel W. Van Ness 7. Reviving restorative justice traditions?, Chris Cunneen 8. Retribution and restoration in biblical texts, Jonathan Burnside 9. Feminist theory, feminist and anti-racist politics, and restorative justice, Kathleen Daly and Julie Stubbs 10. 'The victims' movement and restorative justice, Simon Green 11. Making amends, Linda Radzik Part 3: Restorative Processes, Outcomes, Stakeholders Introduction, Gerry Johnstone and Daniel W. Van Ness 12. Restorative processes, Barbara E. Raye and Ann Warner Roberts 13. Satisfying the needs and interests of stakeholders, Mara Schiff 14. Satisfying the needs and interests of victims, Christopher Bennett Part 4: Restorative Justice in Social Context Introduction, Gerry Johnstone and Daniel W. Van Ness 15. Juvenile justice, criminal courts and restorative justice, James Dignan 16. Policing and restorative justice, Carolyn Hoyle 17. Prisons and restorative justice, Daniel W. Van Ness 18. Schools and restorative justice, Brenda Morrison 19. Truth commissions and restorative justice, Jennifer Llewellyn 20. Terrorism, religious violence and restorative justice, Christopher D. Marshall Part 5: Evaluation and Restorative Justice Introduction, Gerry Johnstone and Daniel W. Van Ness 21. Evaluation of restorative justice, Gordon Bazemore and Lori Elis 22. Reoffending and restorative justice, Hennessey Hayes Part 6: The Global Appeal of Restorative Justice Introduction, Gerry Johnstone and Daniel W. Van Ness 23. The international development of restorative justice, David Miers 24. Regional reviews A. Africa (Ann Skelton) B. Asia (Ping Wang, Xiaohua Di and King Hung Wan) C. Europe (Jolien Willemsens and Lode Walgrave) D. Latin America (Pedro Scuro) E. North America (Daniel W. Van Ness) F. Pacific (Gabrielle Maxwell and Hennessey Hayes) G. Themes (Dobrinka Chankova and Daniel W. Van Ness) 25. Conflict resolution in South Africa: a case study, Jan Froestad and Clifford Shearing Part 7: The Future of Restorative Justice Introduction, Gerry Johnstone and Daniel W. Van Ness 26. Integrating criminal justice and restorative justice, Lode Walgrave 27. Human rights and restorative justice, Ann Skelton and Makubetse Sekhonyane 28. Critical perspectives on restorative justice, Gerry Johnstone 29. Ethics, universal principles and restorative justice, George Pavlich Glossary, Author index, Subject index, Index