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Revisiting reintegrative shaming.

Morris, Allison
June 4, 2015

Source: (2001) Criminology – Aotearoa/New Zealand September (no. 16): 10-12.

In this article, Morris looks again at John Braithwaite’s theory of reintegrative shaming. This includes sketching five key areas of his theory, acknowledging concerns about putting reintegrative shaming into practice, and concerns about elements of the theory itself. Morris concludes that it is premature to use reintegrative shaming as a guide for policy and practice in criminal justice.


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