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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.

Huikahi Restorative Circles: A Public Health Approach for Reentry Planning
Huikahi restorative circles: A public health approach for reentry planning
LorennWalker and RebeccaGreening

Hawai'i has been experimentingwith a restorative reentry group planningmodel where incarcerated people apply to meet in a facilitated three-hour process that addresses an individual's needs for a successful reentry into the community. The process applies current learning theory principles in a self-directed group process that repairs relationships necessary for criminal desistance. The process addressees incarcerated people's need for reconciliation with their loved ones and unrelated victims—and themselves. Research of small samples out of prison two years or more shows promise for this restorative reentry intervention. Rebecca Greening, a young lawyer who graduated from the Boston Latin School and studied social work at New York ...

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