This up-to-date resource on restorative justice theory and practice is the literature's most comprehensive and authoritative review of original research in new and contested areas.Bringing together contributors from across a range of jurisdictions, disciplines and legal traditions, this edited collection provides a concise, but critical review of existing theory and practice in restorative justice. Authors identify key developments, theoretical arguments and new empirical evidence, evaluating their merits and demerits, before turning the reader's attention to further concerns informing and improving the future of restorative justice. Divided into four parts, the Handbook includes papers written by leading scholars on new theory, empirical evidence of implementation, critiques and the future of restorative justice.This companion is essential reading for scholars of restorative justice, criminology, social theory, psychology, law, human rights and criminal justice, as well as researchers, policymakers, practitioners and campaigners from around the world.
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part, Part I Restorative justice theory: the next steps chapter The future of restorative justice / John Braithwaite chapter 1 Looking at the past of restorative justice: Normative reflections on its future / Carolyn Boyes- Watson chapter 2 Pushing the theoretical boundaries of restorative justice: Non- sovereign justice in radical political and social theories / Giuseppe Maglione chapter 3 Human rights and restorative justice / Ann Skelton chapter 4 Beyond restorative justice: social justice as a new objective for criminal justice / Nestor E. Courakis Theo Gavrielides chapter 5 Returning to indigenous traditions of peacemaking, peacebuilding, and peacekeeping: from Jirga (TDR) to restorative justice (ADR) in Pakistan / Ali Gohar chapter 6 Finding a normative place for a recast restorative principle of peacemaking: Peacemaking and conflict responses in a threefold typology of temporal focus, level of formality and locus of conflict - with an application to Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet / Robert E. Mackay chapter 7 Recovery and restorative justice: systems for generating social justice / Anna Kawalek Michael Edwards David Best part, Part II Restorative justice practice: the evidence chapter 8 Victims and offenders' perceptions and experiences of restorative justice: the evidence from London, UK / Theo Gavrielides chapter 9 Victims and restorative justice: bringing theory and evidence together / Arthur Hartmann chapter 10 Restorative justice and child sexual abuse / Karen J. Terry chapter 11 Complex cases of restorative justice after serious crime: creating and enabling spaces for those with disability / Jane Bolitho chapter 12 Restorative policing for the 21st century: historical lessons for future practice / Kerry Clamp chapter 13 Restorative justice and gender differences in intimate partner violence: the evidence / Anne Hayden chapter 14 Evaluating the success of restorative justice conferencing: a values- based approach / Jonathan Doak and David O'Mahony chapter 15 Introducing restorative practice in healthcare settings / Janine Carroll Dan Reisel chapter 16 Traffic congestion and road rage: a restorative case study to road sharing / Marian Liebmann chapter 17 Restorative justice in universities: case studies of what works with restorative responses to student misconduct / David R. Karp Megan Schachter chapter 18 Restorative justice re- entry planning for the imprisoned: an evidence- based approach to recidivism reduction / Lorenn Walker Janet Davidson chapter 19 Architecture and restorative justice: designing with values and well- being in mind / Barb Toews part, Part III Thinking critically about restorative justice chapter 20 Restorative justice in Chinese communities: cultural- specific skills and challenges / Dennis S.W. Wong and Wendy C.Y. Lui chapter 21 Is changing lenses possible? The Chilean case study of integrating restorative justice into a hierarchical criminal justice system / Isabel Ximena González Ramírez chapter 22 Is restorative justice possible through the eyes of lay people? A Polish evidence- based case study / Anna Matczak chapter 23 Restorative justice as a colonial project in the disempowerment of Indigenous peoples / Juan Marcellus Tauri chapter 24 Does restorative justice reduce recidivism? Assessing evidence and claims about restorative justice and reoffending / Ellie Piggott William Wood chapter 25 Restorative justice compared to what? / Annalise Acorn part, Part IV The future of restorative justice chapter 26 Restorative justice and the therapeutic tradition: looking into the future / Gerry Johnstone chapter 27 True representation: the implications of restorative practices for the future of democracy / Ted Wachtel chapter 28 The best is yet to come: unlocking the true potential of restorative practice / Terry O'Connell chapter 29 The new generation of restorative justice / Carl Stauffer Johonna Turner chapter 30 Transforming powers and restorative justice / George Pavlich chapter 31 Extending the reach of restorative justice / Martin Wright.