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Unformatted text preview: offenses and the relative culpability of the offender in causing this harm. Some scholars,
such as John Braithwaite, have recently noted that societies that are most effective in controlling
crime provide for a “shaming” process intended to make offenders aware of the harm caused by
their behavior to the collective and to affirm community values. In these “low crime” societies
and communities, this denunciation process is followed by a process of offender repentance and
reparation, and by an effort by the community to support reintegration, conciliation, and (in most
Values. Core values underlying the Balanced and Restorative model demand that holding
offenders accountable to the victim and the community must be a primary juvenile justice
objective. Offenses demand an appropriate payback to victims and the community, rather than
retributive punishment, as the offender's primary obligation (see Table III). While the fairness,
meaningfulness and appropriateness of sanctions are of inte...
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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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