Source: (2001) In Restorative justice and civil society, eds. Heather Strang and John Braithwaite, 69-82. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.
In this chapter, Strang looks at different forms of the crime victim movement, the impact of this movement on the administration of justice, and its effectiveness in promoting the cause of victims. To address these matters, Strang begins by noting various forms of the Ã¢Â€Âœvictim movementÃ¢Â€? around the world and classifying them in two broad types Ã¢Â€Â“ one is focused on victim rights, and the other is focused on victim support. She also considers how useful and effective these two types are. Then using the crime victim movement in Canberra, Australia, as a Ã¢Â€Âœcase studyÃ¢Â€? in congruencies between a non-punitive model of victim advocacy and restorative justice values, Strang suggests it may be a Ã¢Â€Âœthird wayÃ¢Â€? that offers more promise than the two dominant types of the victim movement.
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