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Conferencing and restorative justice : international practices and perspectives /

"Conferencing and Restorative Justice: International Practices and Perspectives offers an analysis of conferencing practices around the world, examining the range of approaches to different types of crimes and offender age groups, and assessing their outcomes. First developed in New Zealand a...

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Other Authors: Zinsstag, Estelle., Vanfraechem, Inge.
Format: Book
Published: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2012.
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Table of Contents:
  • Conferencing: Setting the scene / Inge Vanfraechem and Estelle Zinsstag.
  • Part 1: Conferencing: Broadening the scope of restorative justice. Conferencing: A developing restorative justice practice / Estelle Zinsstag ; The need for clarity about restorative justice conferences / Lode Walgrave ; Comparing conferencing and mediation: Some evaluation results internationally / Joanna Shapland ; 'That's how the light gets in': Facilitating restorative conferences / Tim Chapman ; Conferencing and victims / Heather Strang.
  • Part 2: Conferencing: Inception, challenges, and newer developments. Revolution, decline, and renewal: Restorative youth justice in New Zealand / Ashley Shearar and Gabrielle Maxwell ; Conferences and gendered violence: Practices, politics, and evidence / Kathleen Daly ; Decentralization and privatization: The promise and challenges of restorative justice in the United States / Joan Pennell and Elizabeth Beck ; Conferencing in South America as an exercise of democracy? An exploration of the 'vertical' role of restorative justice / Daniela Bolivar, Leoberto Brancher, Ivan Navarro, and Manyori Vega.
  • Part 3: Conferencing: European perspectives. Conferencing in Northern Ireland: Implementing restorative justice at the core of the criminal justice system / Estelle Zinsstag and Tim Chapman ; Conferencing at the crossroads between rehabilitation and restorative justice / Inge Vanfraechem, Katrien Lauwaert, and Melanie Decocq ; Restorative justice in the welfare state: Conferencing in the Nordic countries / Anna Eriksson ; Most things look better when arranged in a circle - Family Group Conferencing empowers societal developments in The Netherlands / Rob Van Pagee, Jan Van Lieshout, and Annemieke Wolthuis ; Conferencing: Conclusions and way forward / Ivo Aertsen.