Restorative Justice in the 21st Century

Restorative Justice in the 21st Century

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Unformatted text preview: o recreational programs and giving low priority to victim and community restoration)? • If the goal is to ensure public safety while offenders are on community supervision, why do we seem to utilize so few options for structuring the offender's time in productive activity and why do we focus only on offender surveillance rather than promoting strategies for developing safer communities? • If the goal is to make offenders more responsible and accountable, why do we place them in positions (e.g., in most residential centers and treatment programs) where others assume responsibility for them? • If juvenile justice professionals are experts in delinquent behavior, why are juvenile justice agencies treated only as a receptacle for dumping problem youth rather than a resource for resolving problems in schools and communities? *Source: Bazemore and Washington, (1995). Charting the Future of the Juvenile Justice System: Reinventing Mission and Management. Spectrum, The Journal of State Government. 68 (2): 51-66. Balanced an...
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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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