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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.
Chapter 5: Restorative Justice for Victims without Offender Participation
Restorative Justice for Victims without Offender Participation
RJ is commonly thought of only applying to cases where there is an identified offender, yet 70% of all crime in the United States goes without any arrests made. This Hawai'i study shows the benefits of applying RJ for victims where there is no meeting or involvement of the offender. This chapter is reprinted from Walker, L. (2004, February 10). Restorative practices. E Forum, which is available at http://www.iirp.org/library/lwalker04.html.
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