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Making Amends : Mediation and Reparation in Criminal Justice - Gwynn Davis

Making Amends

Mediation and Reparation in Criminal Justice

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Published: 4th June 1992
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Reparation, or making amends, is an ancient theme in criminal justice. It was revived in both Europe and North America in the 1980s as a practical alternative both to retributivism, and to the various utilitarian projects traditionally associated with retributive justice.Making Amends examines the practice of these schemes in the UK, USA, and Germany, and shows how criminal justice institutions were unresponsive to these attempts to cast justice in a new form. Yet the experiments reflected an abiding dissatisfaction with criminal courts and with the manner in which justice is conceived and expressed within  the criminal framework. The authors' conclusions therefore have implications for the workings of the criminal justice system as a whole.

Introduction
Developments in England and Wales
Victim offender mediation: a review of the research in the United States
Victim offender mediation in the Federal Republic of Germany
The Exeter youth support team
The Totton reparation scheme
Dominant themes: diversion and mitigation
Neglected themes (one): negotiation and expiation
Neglected themes (2): the victim interest
Conclusion
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ISBN: 9780415067089
ISBN-10: 0415067081
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 240
Published: 4th June 1992
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 14.0  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.43
Edition Number: 1