Little Book of Restorative Justice: A bestselling book by one of the founders of the movement by Howard ZehrLittle Book of Restorative Justice: A bestselling book by one of the founders of the movement by Howard Zehr

Little Book of Restorative Justice: A bestselling book by one of the founders of the movement

byHoward Zehr

Paperback | January 1, 2002

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Vengeance and bitter violence have had their turns -- without redemptive results. How should we as a society respond to wrongdoing? When a crime occurs or an injustice is done, what needs to happen? What does justice require?

Howard Zehr, known worldwide for his pioneering work in transforming our understandings of justice, here proposes workable Principles and Practices for making restorative justice both possible and useful. First he explores how restorative justice is different from criminal justice. Then, before letting those appealing observations drift out of reach, into theoretical space, Zehr presents Restorative Justice Practices.

Zehr undertakes a massive and complex subject and puts it in graspable form, without reducing or trivializing it. This is a handbook, a vehicle for moving our society toward healing and wholeness. This is a sourcebook, a starting point for handling brokenness with hard work and hope. This resource is also suitable for academic classes and workshops, for conferences and trainings.

By the author of Changing Lenses; Transcending: Reflections of Crime Victims; and Doing Life: Reflections of Men and Women Serving Life Sentences.
          Howard Zehr is widely known as “the grandfather of restorative justice.” Since 1996 he has been Professor of Restorative Justice at the Center for Justice & Peacebuilding at Eastern Mennonite University, Harrisonburg, VA, an international graduate program for justice and peacebuilding practitioners.      Howard has published ...
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Title:Little Book of Restorative Justice: A bestselling book by one of the founders of the movementFormat:PaperbackDimensions:74 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.38 inPublished:January 1, 2002Publisher:Skyhorse Publishing Inc.Language:English

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ISBN - 10:1561483761

ISBN - 13:9781561483761

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