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Restorative justice is the policy of eschewing traditional punishments in favour of group counselling involving both victims and perpetrators. Until now there has been no critical analysis of governmental rationales that legitimize restorative practices over traditional approaches but Governing Practices of Restorative Justice fills this gap and addresses the mentalities of governance most prominent in restorative justice. The author provides comprehensible commentary on the central images of this discursive arena in a style accessible to participants and observers alike of restorative justice.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781904385196
ISBN-10: 1904385192
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 140mm x 8mm)
Pages: 300
Imprint: Routledge Cavendish
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 12-Jul-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - George Pavlich

George Pavlich, PhD (Sociology) is Professor of Criminology Theory/ Culture and Associate Chair of Graduate Studies at the University of Alberta.

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