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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.

Restorative Justice and Gendered Violence
Restorative justice and gendered violence
AnneHayden and Katherinevan Wormer

Because both Anne Hayden and coeditor Katherine van Wormer have written extensively on the application of restorative justice to situations involving serious crimes against women, the two of them coauthored this chapter on the controversial use of a restorative approach to situations of intimate partner violence and sexual assault.

What is the relevance of restorative justice strategies to violence with special meaning to women, to such situations as rape with an emphasis on university date rape and, more controversially, domestic violence? These questions are dealt with in this chapter, which draws on results from innovative programming in the United States and New Zealand.

The authors acknowledge that both genders can be victims and perpetrators of ...

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