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After Shaming, Whither Reintegration? Toward a Restorative Model of Rehabilitation

Bazemore, Gordon
June 4, 2015

Source: (1996) Paper presented at the American Society of Criminology Conference, Annual Meeting, Chicago, November 20-23, 1996.

Viewed through the three-dimensional lens of restorative justice, offender restoration through reintegration following a crime is the goal of the response to crime. But while compatible with restorative justice and a key component of Braithwaite’s reintegrative shaming model, rehabilitative objectives have received little attention in discussions of restorative justice. This paper argues that an intentionally restorative model of rehabilitation is needed to insure that offender change objectives are compatible with victim reparation, justice and community building goals.


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