Description - Handbook of Restorative Justice by Dennis Sullivan
The Handbook of Restorative Justice is a collection of original, cutting-edge essays that offer an insightful and critical assessment of the theory, principles and practices of restorative justice around the globe. This much-awaited volume is a response to the cry of students, scholars and practitioners of restorative justice, for a comprehensive resource about a practice that is radically transforming the way the human community responds to loss, trauma and harm. Its diverse essays not only explore the various methods of responding nonviolently to harms-done by persons, groups, global corporations and nation-states, but also examine the dimensions of restorative justice in relation to criminology, victimology, traumatology and feminist studies. In addition, they contain prescriptions for how communities might re-structure their family, school and workplace life according to restorative values. This Handbook is an essential tool for every serious student of criminal, social and restorative justice.
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Author Biography - Dennis Sullivan
Dennis Sullivan is Adjunct Professor in the School of Criminal Justice at the University of Albany and is founder and director of the Institute for Economic and Restorative Justice. Larry Tifft is Professor of Sociology in the Department of Sociology at Central Michigan University. His research interests are radical criminology and restorative justice.