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Restorative Justice? What's That?

Source: (2009) Plenary presentation at the 12th World Conference of the International Institute for Restorative Practices. Bethlehem, PA.21-23 October 2009.Do a Google search for the phrase “restorative justice” and you will get over a millio... READ MORE

Restitution Reduces Recidivism

Source: (1990) Crime and Justice Network Newsletter. Oct 1990 - Mar 1991. p7. Dowloaded 20 January 2005.As Howard Zehr observes at the outset of this article, a recurrent question about victim offender reconciliation programs (VORP) programs raise... READ MORE

Critical Issues in Restorative Justice

Source: (2004) Monsey, New York and Cullompton, Devon, UK: Criminal Justice Press and Willan Publishing.As Howard Zehr and Barbara Toews point out, in just over two decades restorative justice has grown from a few experimental projects into a soci... READ MORE

Journey to Belonging: Flight from shame

Source: (2002) Reflections: A Journal of the Conflict Transformation Program 1: 6-9.In this article, Howard Zehr hypothesizes that the concepts of shame and honor operate in powerful ways in contemporary western cultures, and that they provide an ... READ MORE

Re-Thinking Criminal Justice: Restorative Justice

Source: (1995) Re-Thinking Criminal Justice. 1(May): 1-13.State and national legislatures have adopted bills, such as the "three strikes, you're out" laws, that will massively increase the incarceration rate. This growing appetite for punishment o... READ MORE