Restorative Justice in the 21st Century

As those who have thought most practically about how

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Unformatted text preview: community as victim and addressing its needs for both compensation and safety, provides both a motive for involvement and appropriate roles for citizens (see Table VIII). As those who have thought most practically about how and why to involve the community in restorative justice have learned, community involvement has clear advantages. As the sidebar suggests, these benefits will generally outweigh the difficulties involved in initial efforts to garner this participation. Balanced and Restorative Justice for Juveniles 38 D. The Implementation Process: Guidelines for Changing Focus Measuring Progress: Assessment. The first step in any change process is to develop a vision of where the system should be; the second step is to determine where the system is now in terms of policy and practice consistent with the model. Building on existing practices which fit the model, changes can be made which move from retributive priorities toward the restorative end of the continuum. The assessment process begins by examining the quality and effectiveness of c...
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This note was uploaded on 02/01/2011 for the course CRJU 4230 taught by Professor Derekallen during the Spring '10 term at Georgia State University, Atlanta.

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