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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.

Truth and Reconciliation Commissions and Transitional Justice in a Restorative Justice Context
Truth and reconciliation commissions and transitional justice in a restorative justice contex

David K. Androff, assistant professor of social work at Arizona State University, draws on his exhaustive research on the workings of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission in Timor Leste, a country ravaged by foreign occupation by Indonesia. Covered in this chapter are a description of guidelines provided by the UN and attempts at international peacemaking following the end of apartheid in South Africa, genocide of indigenous populations in East Timor (now Timor Leste), and mass racial violence in Greensboro, North Carolina.

Androff has shown in his previous writings how the social work value of self-determination is represented in cultural determination through the building ...

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