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The project of interpreting contemporary forms of punishment means exploring the social, political, economic, and historical conditions in the society in which those forms arise. The SAGE Handbook of Punishment and Society draws together this disparate and expansive field of punishment and society into one compelling new volume.
Chapter 17: The Punishment Debate in Restorative Justice
The Punishment Debate in Restorative Justice
The relationship of punishment to restorative justice is uneasy. Many restorative justice promoters are ‘against punishment’, seeing little or no connection between it and restorative justice. Others see a complementary relationship in which restoration depends, in part, on punishment. Understanding the ...