Punishment is so damaging to relationships, especially in children, that it should be reassessed on philosophical, spiritual, religious grounds, Redekop argues, and it should be replaced with restorative discipline.
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This title is a part of the LAW AND SOCIETY SERIES.
Acorn questions the fundamental assumptions behind the rhetoric of the restorative movement: that we can trust wrongdoers’ capacity for meaningful accountability and respectful community, and that we can, in good conscience, deploy the idea that healing lies in (re)encounter to seduce victims to participate in restorative processes.
This book considers proven alternatives to imprisonment that emphasize settlement-oriented techniques over punishment, and move us towards a vision of justice as peace-making rather than one of vengeance.
This text explores the Author's study about Women's experience with Restorative Justice in Nova Scotia. Rubin explores the struggles and victories of the justice process and were women's' rolls fall within it.
In 2001, Correctional Services Canada took a progressive step by pilot testing Canada’s first Restorative Justice environment within a correctional facility. At Grande Cache Institution a living unit was developed that integrated Restorative Justice principles and values into prison operations. This report reviews the highlights and setbacks of the pilot.
Forgiveness is an untapped force in our revenge-oriented culture. These stories show that forgiveness is not condoning or forgetting, or failing to set limits. Forgiveness is recognizing and acknowledging all that was wrong, but refusing to be destroyed by it, and refusing to be drawn into a cycle of hatred and bitterness.