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In defense of restorative justice: the perils of promising less.

Source: (2013) Restorative Justice: An International Journal. 1(1):47-51.The heart of his argument is the words 'restorative justice' and some of the discourse surrounding restorative practice may have outlasted their value and may now distort mor... READ MORE

N = 1: Criminology and the person.

Source: (2007) Theoretical Criminology. 11(4):1362-4806.Although a few well-known case studies have appeared in criminology over the past few decades (e.g. King and Chambliss, 1972; Steffensmeier, 1986), The Jack-Roller remains by far the best k... READ MORE

"The Liverpool Desistance Study and Probation Practice: Opening the Dialogue"

Source: (2004) Probation Journal. 51(3): 221–232The notion of ‘desistance’ (or ‘going straight’) is becoming a more prominent one in criminological discourse, and the Liverpool Desistance Study (LDS) aimed to provide a deeper understan... READ MORE

Shame, sharing, and restorative justice: a critical appraisal

Source: (2006) In, Dennis Sullivan and Larry Tifft editors, "Handbook of Restorative Justice" A Global Perspective. London and New York: Routledge. Taylor & Francis Group pp.452-460In this chapter, we will critically analyze the role of shame with... READ MORE

What Have We Learned from Five Decades of Neutralization Research?

Source: (2005) Crime and Justice. 32: 221-320.Neutralization theory, though a popular framework for understanding deviant behavior, remains badly underdeveloped. Few attempts have been made to connect it to narrative and sociocognitive research i... READ MORE

Ex-offender Reintegration: Theory and Practice

Source: (2004) In, Shadd Maruna and Russ Immarigeon, eds, After Crime and Punishment: Pathways to Offender Reintegration. Devon, UK and Portland Oregon: Willan Publishing. Pp. 3-26.After providing an overview of the theory and practice of ex-offe... READ MORE