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Restorative Justice Today: Applications of Restorative Interventions takes a hard look at the issues and concepts surrounding restorative justice and current restorative practices used in a broad range of areas today. In a time when the cost of prisons and jails is on the rise resulting in more offenders being kept out of the community, this timely and contemporary book exposes readers to a range of restorative practices that can be implemented. The authors, renowned experts in the area of restorative justice, provide information not found in other restorative justice texts.
Chapter 25: Speaking Earth: Environmental Restoration and Restorative Justice
Speaking Earth: Environmental Restoration and Restorative Justice
Fred H. Besthorn, associate professor of social work at Wichita State University, has written widely on the subject of deep ecology, which takes us into the spiritual realm with a deep appreciation for nature and for nonhuman and human life. In his contribution for this book, Besthorn constructs a model of environmental restoration as a form of environmental justice. Because we depend on nature, as the author suggests, we must work toward restoring a harmonious balance between our lifestyles and our natural resources. You don't have to be familiar with all the philosophical terms used in this contribution to appreciate the essence of its argument.
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