Source: (2008) British Journal of Community Justice

Government responses to 'anti-social behavior' have included, amongst others, two trends that employ shame in pursuit of crime prevention: "naming and shaming" of those subject to anti-social behavior orders (ASBOs) on one hand and restorative justice on the other. This article considers how the Government has made use of each, the dynamics of each shaming process, and the compatibility of these approaches. (author's abstract)