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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.
Part V: Community Restoration and Reparation
This section of the book takes us to macro-level resolution of conflict in which whole nations are involved in peacemaking, often following the overthrow of governments with a legacy of mass cruelty and oppression. In some cases even more catastrophic events, such as the mass slaughter of whole populations following war, have left a nation in ruins and the people overwhelmed with despair. In order to help heal the nation's wounds, national commissions may be set up to conduct public hearings and take testimony from injured citizens while members of the former regime are held publicly accountable. This form of restorative justice is known as reparative justice when compensation is given to tribes and minority groups whose rights ...