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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.

Social Work Values and Restorative Justice
Social work values and restorative justice
MartaVidesSaade

Marta Vides Saade is associate professor, Law Society Program, Ramapo College of New Jersey. She has dual qualifications in theology and law. Formerly, Vides Saade was managing attorney at Legal Services for Children in San Francisco, California, where she worked in attorney/social worker teams in the representation of children. She currently serves as consultant for Eseñanza en Educación Jurídica, Programa, a USAID sponsored project (2011) in Monterrey, México. This organization trains lawyers, judges, and law professors in the implementation of a reformed criminal code, which in some Mexican states includes explicit restorative justice alternatives consistent with indigenous values. This chapter uniquely uses the concept of Shalom to link social work values and those of ...

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