Summary: For courses in Restorative Justice, Juvenile Justice, Juvenile Delinquency, Community Corrections, Criminal Justice and Peacemaking, Criminal Justice Program Development, Ideology and Crime, Philosophy of Justice.
Restorative Justice in the United States provides a thorough overview of the restorative justice system, emphasizing both its complex and controversial dimensions. It features a balanced approach to the subject, providing students with discussions o ...show moref definitional issues, public policy history in the United States, and a context of comparative ideology. Citing a variety of sources, the book presents the multiple theoretical roots of the restorative justice movement and subsequently explains the methods and practices in the field. Each chapter is filled with policy recommendations, insights from experts, and discussions questions that encourage students to form their own ideas on this emerging topic. ...show less