A Bestselling Book By One Of The Founders Of The Movement

Author: Howard Zehr

Publisher: Good Books

ISBN: 9781561483761

Category: Law

Page: 74

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Vengeance and bitter violence have had their turns -- without redemptive results. How should we as a society respond to wrongdoing? When a crime occurs or an injustice is done, what needs to happen? What does justice require? Howard Zehr, known worldwide for his pioneering work in transforming our understandings of justice, here proposes workable Principles and Practices for making restorative justice both possible and useful. First he explores how restorative justice is different from criminal justice. Then, before letting those appealing observations drift out of reach, into theoretical space, Zehr presents Restorative Justice Practices. Zehr undertakes a massive and complex subject and puts it in graspable form, without reducing or trivializing it. This is a handbook, a vehicle for moving our society toward healing and wholeness. This is a sourcebook, a starting point for handling brokenness with hard work and hope. This resource is also suitable for academic classes and workshops, for conferences and trainings. By the author of Changing Lenses; Transcending: Reflections of Crime Victims; and Doing Life: Reflections of Men and Women Serving Life Sentences.
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Revised and Updated

Author: Howard Zehr

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1680990446

Category: Law

Page: 112

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Howard Zehr is the father of Restorative Justice and is known worldwide for his pioneering work in transforming understandings of justice. Here he proposes workable principles and practices for making Restorative Justice possible in this revised and updated edition of his bestselling, seminal book on the movement. (The original edition has sold more than 110,000 copies.) Restorative Justice, with its emphasis on identifying the justice needs of everyone involved in a crime, is a worldwide movement of growing influence that is helping victims and communities heal, while holding criminals accountable for their actions. This is not soft-on-crime, feel-good philosophy, but rather a concrete effort to bring justice and healing to everyone involved in a crime. In The Little Book of Restorative Justice, Zehr first explores how restorative justice is different from criminal justice. Then, before letting those appealing observations drift out of reach into theoretical space, Zehr presents Restorative Justice practices. Zehr undertakes a massive and complex subject and puts it in graspable from, without reducing or trivializing it. This resource is also suitable for academic classes and workshops, for conferences and trainings, as well as for the layperson interested in understanding this innovative and influential movement.
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Teaching Responsibility; Creating Caring Climates

Author: Lorraine Stutzman Amstutz

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1680990438

Category: Law

Page: 88

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Can community-building begin in a classroom? The authors of this book believe that by applying restorative justice at school, we can build a healthier and more just society. With practical applications and models. Can an overworked teacher possibly turn an unruly incident with students into an "opportunity for learning, growth, and community-building"? If restorative justice has been able to salvage lives within the world of criminal behavior, why shouldn't its principles be applied in school classrooms and cafeterias? And if our children learn restorative practices early and daily, won't we be building a healthier, more just society? Two educators answer yes, yes, and yes in this new addition to The Little Books of Justice and Peacebuilding series. Amstutz and Mullet offer applications and models. "Discipline that restores is a process to make things as right as possible." This Little Book shows how to get there.
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eine Dekade des Ökumenischen Rates der Kirchen

Author: Margot Käßmann

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783785908037

Category: Nonviolence

Page: 159

View: 5773

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Fostering Responsibility, Healing, and Hope in Schools

Author: Katherine Evans,Dorothy Vaandering

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1680991736

Category: Education

Page: 144

View: 9890

Much more than a response to harm, restorative justice nurtures relational, interconnected school cultures. The wisdom embedded within its principles and practices is being welcomed at a time when exclusionary discipline and zero tolerance policies are recognized as perpetuating student apathy, disproportionality, and the school-to-prison pipeline. Relying on the wisdom of early proponents of restorative justice, the daily experiences of educators, and the authors’ extensive experience as classroom teachers and researchers, this Little Book guides the growth of restorative justice in education (RJE) into the future. Incorporating activities, stories, and examples throughout the book, three major interconnected and equally important aspects of restorative justice in education are explained and applied: creating just and equitable learning environments; building and maintaining healthy relationships; healing harm and transforming conflict. The Little Book of Restorative Justice in Education is a reference that practitioners can turn to repeatedly for clarity and consistency as they implement restorative justice in educational settings.
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Hope through Trauma

Author: Judah Oudshoorn,Lorraine Stutzman Amstutz,Michelle Jackett

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1680991167

Category: Social Science

Page: 112

View: 1767

Restorative justice is gaining acceptance for addressing harm and crime. Interventions have been developed for a wide range of wrongdoing. This book considers the use of restorative justice in response to sexual abuse. Rather than a blueprint or detailing a specific set of programs, it is more about mapping possibilities. It allows people to carefully consider its use in responding to violent crimes such as sexual abuse. Criminal justice approaches tend to sideline and re-traumatize victims, and punish offenders to the detriment of accountability. Alternatively, restorative justice centers on healing for victims, while holding offenders meaningfully accountable. Criminal justice responses tend to individualize the problem, and catch marginalized communities, such as ethnic minorities, within its net. Restorative justice recognizes that sexual abuse is a form of gender-based violence. Community-based practices are needed, sometimes in conjunction with, and sometimes to counteract, traditional criminal justice responses. This book describes impacts of sexual abuse, and explanations for sexual offending, demonstrating how restorative justice can create hope through trauma.
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Black Lives, Healing, and US Social Transformation

Author: Fania Davis

Publisher: Good Books

ISBN: 9781680993431

Category: Law

Page: 120

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Racial Justice and Restorative Justice Working Together to Transform the Black Experience in America This timely work will inform scholars and practitioners on the subjects of pervasive racial inequity and the healing offered by restorative justice practices. Addressing the intersectionality of race and the US criminal justice system, social activist Fania Davis explores how restorative justice has the capacity to disrupt patterns of mass incarceration through effective, equitable, and transformative approaches. Eager to break the still-pervasive, centuries-long cycles of racial prejudice and trauma in America, Davis unites the racial justice and restorative justice movements, aspiring to increase awareness of deep-seated problems as well as positive action toward change. In The Little Book of Race and Restorative Justice, Davis highlights real restorative justice initiatives that function from a racial justice perspective; these programs are utilized in schools, justice systems, and communities, intentionally seeking to ameliorate racial disparities and systemic inequities. Furthermore, she looks at initiatives that strive to address the historical harms against African Americans throughout the nation. This newest addition the Justice and Peacebuilding series is a much needed and long overdue examination of the issue of race in America as well as a beacon of hope as we learn to work together to repair damage, change perspectives, and strive to do better.
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Finding Solutions to the Challenges of an Aging Population

Author: Julie Friesen,Wendy Meek

Publisher: Good Books

ISBN: 9781680992083

Category: Law

Page: 112

View: 7928

As our global population ages, conflicts and difficult conversations emerge. How will older adults decide who will make end-of-life health and financial decisions for them? When will dad need to move out of his home and into long-term care? We can’t have mom living with us anymore because it’s just too hard. Why are my children fighting over where I will live? Why is my son taking money from me? These are challenging scenarios that ever-increasing numbers of people are facing. Sometimes these difficulties are discussed in catastrophic terms: Untenable health-care costs Exhausted pension funds Crises in home-care and long-term housing And other concerns Certainly, there are some reasons to worry; however, the challenges facing older adults can be an opportunity for positive change. The Little Book of Restorative Justice for Older Adults is about providing safe and respectful processes to assist in resolving conflict and addressing abuse involving older adults, families, caregivers, and communities. Authors Julie Friesen and Wendy Meek explore ideas to help connect and support people, building on the strengths and capacities of older adults and their families, in order to strengthen communities. Restorative justice dialogues help older adults and their families talk constructively and safely to find ways to move forward together.
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Four Classic Justice & Peacebuilding Books in One Volume

Author: Howard Zehr,Allan MacRae,Kay Pranis,Lorraine Stutzman Amstutz

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1680991140

Category: Law

Page: 368

View: 2395

For the first time, the four most popular restorative justice books in the Justice & Peacebuilding series—The Little Book of Restorative Justice: Revised and Updated, The Little Book of Victim Offender Conferencing, The Little Book of Family Group Conferences, and The Little Book of Circle Processes—are available in one affordable volume. Restorative justice, with its emphasis on identifying the justice needs of everyone involved in a crime, is a worldwide movement of growing influence that is helping victims and communities heal while holding criminals accountable for their actions. This is not a soft-on-crime, feel-good philosophy, but rather a concrete effort to bring justice and healing to everyone involved in a crime. Circle processes draw from the Native American tradition of gathering in a circle to solve problems as a community. Peacemaking circles are used in neighborhoods, in schools, in the workplace, and in social services to support victims of all kinds, resolve behavior problems, and create positive climates. Each book is written by a scholar at the forefront of these movements, making this important reading for classrooms, community leaders, and anyone involved with conflict resolution.
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Seeing With Wonder, Respect And Humility

Author: Howard Zehr

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1680992473

Category: Photography

Page: 82

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Restorative justice pioneer Howard Zehr is also an accomplished photographer. He begins his latest book with a confession—"I have written this book in part to encourage myself to slow down, to heighten my imagination, to renew myself while I gain a new view of the creation and the creator." With this book, Zehr makes a gift to anyone who would like to couple photography with seeing and thinking more deeply. In each chapter he offers a Purpose, a Problem, and an Activity with a camera in order to "practice mindfulness." You'll not need a fancy camera, but if you have one it won't hurt. Zehr's chapter-by-chapter exercises are aimed at heightening visual awareness and imagination—all while doing good and working for justice. A title in The Little Books of Justice and Peacebuilding Series.
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Rebuilding The Web Of Relationships

Author: Barb Toews

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1680992503

Category: Law

Page: 92

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Restorative justice, with its emphasis on identifying the justice needs of everyone involved in a crime, is helping restore prisoners' sense of humanity while holding them accountable for their actions. Toews, with years of experience in prison work, shows how these practices can change prison culture and society. Written for an incarcerated audience, and for all those who work with people in prison, this book also clearly outlines the experiences and needs of this under-represented part of our society. A title in The Little Books of Justice and Peacebuilding Series.
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A New/Old Approach To Peacemaking

Author: Kay Pranis

Publisher: Good Books

ISBN: 9781561484614

Category: Law

Page: 76

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Our ancestors gathered around a fire in a circle, families gather around their kitchen tables in circles, and now we are gathering in circles as communities to solve problems. The practice draws on the ancient Native American tradition of a talking piece. Peacemaking Circles are used in neighborhoods to provide support for those harmed by crime and to decide sentences for those who commit crime, in schools to create positive classroom climates and resolve behavior problems, in the workplace to deal with conflict, and in social services to develop more organic support systems for people struggling to get their lives together. A title in The Little Books of Justice and Peacebuilding Series.
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A Hopeful, Practical Approach to Dialogue

Author: David Anderson Hooker

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1680991671

Category: Law

Page: 128

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When conflicts become ingrained in communities, people lose hope. Dialogue is necessary but never sufficient, and often actions prove inadequate to produce substantial change. Even worse, chosen actions create more conflict because people have different lived experiences, priorities, and approaches to transformation. So what’s the story? In The Little Book of Transformative Community Conferencing, David Anderson Hooker offers a hopeful, accessible approach to dialogue that: Integrates several practice approaches including restorative justice, peacebuilding, and arts Creates welcoming, non-divisive spaces for dialogue Names and maps complex conflicts, such as racial tensions, religious divisions, environmental issues, and community development as it narrates simple stories Builds relationships and foundations for trust needed to support long-term community transformation projects And results in the crafting of hopeful, future-oriented visions of community that can transform relationships, resource allocation, and structures in service of communities’ preferred narratives. The Little Book Transformative Community Conferencing will prove valuable and timely to mediators, restorative justice practitioners, community organizers, as well as leaders of peacebuilding and change efforts. It presents an important, stand-alone process, an excellent addition to the study and practice of strategic peacebuilding, restorative justice, conflict transformation, trauma healing, and community organizing. This book recognizes the complexity of conflict, choosing long-term solutions over inadequate quick fixes. The Transformative Community Conferencing model emerges from the author’s thirty years of practice in contexts as diverse as South Sudan; Mississippi; Greensboro, North Carolina; Oakland, California; and Nassau, Bahamas.
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A Hopeful Approach When Youth Cause Harm

Author: Allan MacRae

Publisher: Good Books

ISBN: 9781561484034

Category: Law

Page: 80

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Family Group Conferences (FGCs) are the primary forum in New Zealand for dealing with juvenile crime as well as child welfare issues. This third volume in The Little Books of Justice and Peacebuilding Series is about the juvenile justice system that is built around these conferences. Since their introduction in New Zealand, Family Group Conferences have been adopted and adapted in many places throughout the world. They have been applied in many arenas including child welfare, school discipline, and criminal justice, both juvenile and adult. In fact, FGCs have emerged as one of the most promising models of restorative justice. This Little Book describes the basics and rationale for this approach to juvenile justice, as well as how an FGC is conducted. A title in The Little Books of Justice and Peacebuilding Series.
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Revised & Updated

Author: David Karp

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1680991434

Category: Education

Page: 88

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Here’s a call to colleges and universities to consider implementing restorative practices on their campuses, ensuring fair treatment of students and staff while minimizing institutional liability, protecting the campus community, and boosting morale. From an associate dean of student affairs who has put these models to work on his campus. Restorative justice is a collaborative decision-making process that includes victims, offenders, and others who are seeking to hold offenders accountable by having them (a) accept and acknowledge responsibility for their offenses, (b) to the best of their ability, repair the harm they caused to victims and communities, and (c) work to reduce the risk of re-offense by building positive social ties to the community. David Karp writes in his introduction, “As a student affairs administrator, I have become deeply committed to the concept and practice of restorative justice. I have experienced how it can work given the very real pressures among campus conduct administrators to manage high case loads, ensure fair treatment, minimize institutional liability, protect the campus community, boost morale in a division with high turnover, and help students learn from their mistakes without creating insurmountable obstacles to their future successes."
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Der Versuch, das Unübersetzbare in Worte zu fassen

Author: TOA-Servicebüro für Täter-Opfer-Ausgleich und Konfliktschlichtung,DBH-Fachverband für Soziale Arbeit, Strafrecht und Kriminalpolitik

Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand

ISBN: 3924570337

Category: Social Science

Page: 128

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„Restorative Justice“ Ein im internationalen Kontext inzwischen üblicher und in seiner ganzen Bandbreite schwer ins Deutsche zu übersetzender Begriff stellt eine Herausforderung dar. Allein die Tatsache, dass die Übersetzung des englischen Begriffs „Justice“ im Deutschen entweder „Justiz“, aber auch „Gerechtigkeit“ als korrekte Übersetzung zulässt, mahnt zur behutsamen Annäherung. Der hier vorliegende Band ist der Versuch, diese behutsame Annäherung zu wagen, ohne vorschnelle Definitionen abzugeben oder einfache Erklärungen in den Ring zu werfen. Eine Anzahl namhafter internationaler Autoren haben sich in dankenswerter Weise dazu bereit erklärt, in diesem Buch ihre ganz persönliche Sichtweise und ihre ureigene Beziehung zu Restorative Justice darzulegen. Die Beschreibungen des Verhältnisses zwischen denen, die Restorative Justice propagieren und praktizieren, und den Praktikern in der Justiz sind in diesem Buch auch besonders anregend und müssten eigentlich beide Seiten zu einer Neubestimmung ihrer Rolle führen. Deshalb gehört dieses Buch in Deutschland in jede Fachstelle für Täter-Opfer-Ausgleich sowie in die Ausbildung von zukünftigen Mediatoren in Strafsachen, sollte aber auch gerade im Hinblick auf die weitergehende Diskussion von interessierten Juristen und Wissenschaftlern gelesen werden. Beiträge: -Gerd Delattre, Vorwort -Dr. Claudio Domenig, Restorative Justice - Vom marginalen Verfahrensmodell zum integralen Lebensentwurf -Dominic Barter im Gespräch mit Sissi Mazzetti, Restorative Circles - Ein Ansatz aus Brasilien, der Raum für den gemeinschaftlichen Umgang mit schmerzhaften Konflikten schafft -Dr. Christa Pelikan, Restorative Justice–(m)ein Weg - Von der Konfliktregelung in Jugendstrafsachen zum RJ-Verfahren bei Gewaltstraftaten in Paarbeziehungen und zur RJ in interkulturellen Konflikten -Dr. Martin Wright, Gerechtigkeit (wieder)herstellen - Wenn Theorie, Gesetz und Praxis sich treffen -Sonia Sousa Pereira, Neue Impulse durch Gefühle Leo van Garsse, Zwischen Zynismus und Nostalgie - Die Umsetzung von Restorative Justice und Mediation in Strafsachen in Belgien -Thomas Trenczek, Restorative Justice in der Praxis - Täter-Opfer-Ausgleich und Mediation in Deutschland
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Bringing Victims And Offenders Together In Dialogue

Author: Lorraine S. Amstutz

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 168099252X

Category: Law

Page: 89

View: 9182

Victim offender dialogues have been developed as a way to hold offenders accountable to the person they have harmed and to give victims a voice about how to put things right. It is a way of acknowledging the importance of the relationship, of the connection which crime creates. Granted, the relationship is a negative one, but there is a relationship. Amstutz has been a practitioner and a teacher in the field for more than 20 years.
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Author: Nic Stone

Publisher: Rowohlt Verlag GmbH

ISBN: 3644405166

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 256

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«Absolut unglaublich, ehrlich und herzzerreißend!» Angie Thomas, Autorin von «The Hate U Give» Justyce McAllister ist einer der Besten seiner Klasse, Captain des Debattierclubs und Anwärter auf einen Studienplatz in Yale – doch all das interessiert den Polizisten, der Justyce die Handschellen umlegt, nur wenig. Der Grund für seine Verhaftung: Justyce ist schwarz. Und er lebt in den USA im Jahr 2017. Mit Briefen an sein großes Vorbild Martin Luther King jr. versucht Justyce, dem alltäglichen Rassismus etwas entgegenzusetzen. Und dann ist da noch Sarah-Jane, seine kluge, schöne — und weiße – Debattierpartnerin. Als jedoch sein bester Freund Manny erschossen wird, scheint es, als ob selbst Martin Luther King jr. keine Antwort mehr für Justyce bereithält.
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Author: Eric Bell

Publisher: S. Fischer Verlag

ISBN: 3733649966

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 304

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Mein Name ist Alan Cole, und ich bin kein Feigling. Nicht mehr. Alan Cole ist zwölf Jahre alt, ein Kunstgenie, und er hat ein Geheimnis: Er ist in seinen Mitschüler Connor verliebt – aber das darf niemand erfahren! Doch dann bekommt ausgerechnet sein älterer Bruder Nathan davon Wind, und er erpresst Alan. Sieben hundsgemeine Aufgaben muss er erfüllen, sonst erzählt Nathan der ganzen Schule von Alans Schwärmerei. Zum Glück hat Alan genügend Mut, um sich seiner Herausforderung zu stellen – und er hat noch etwas: zwei verrückte Freunde, die fest zu ihm halten. »Diese Geschichte ist ebenso wichtig wie unterhaltsam, aufrüttelnd, herzerwärmend, mutig und vor allem wahnsinnig komisch!« Brooks Benjamin, Autor von »My Seventh-Grade Life in Tights«
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