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作者 Dignan, James
書名 Understanding Victims and Restorative Justice
出版項 Berkshire : McGraw-Hill Education, 2004
國際標準書號 9780335224852 (electronic bk.)
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說明 1 online resource (250 pages)
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附註 Front Cover -- Half Title -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- foreword -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction -- Attempts to define restorative justice -- An analytical framework -- Structure of the book -- Notes -- chapter 01 Victims, victimization and victimology -- Factors contributing to the increase in victim 'visibility' -- Victims: identities and attributes -- Victimization and its effects -- Victims' responses to victimization -- Victimology and its variants -- Summary -- Notes -- Further reading -- chapter 02 Victim-focused policymaking: the -- The welfare model -- Criminal injuries compensation scheme -- Victim support -- Conclusion -- Notes -- Further reading -- chapter 03 Victims and the criminal -- Victim neglect during the 'era of disenfranchisement' -- Victim-focused policy initiatives -- Enfranchising victims: the conventional criminal justice approach -- Taking stock: accommodating a victim perspective within aconventional criminal justice framework -- Notes -- Further reading -- chapter 04 Restorative justice and what it might -- Intellectual foundations of the restorative justice movement -- Policy implications for victims and the criminal justice system -- Types of restorative justice approaches -- Conclusion -- Notes -- Further reading -- chapter 05 Evaluating restorative justice from a -- Restorative justice and victims: overview of research findings -- Conclusions -- Notes -- Further reading -- chapter 06 Assessing restorative justice: the -- Acknowledging the limits of restorative justice -- Assessing restorative justice with regard to the 'ideal victim'stereotype -- Striking the right balance or lacking checks and balances? -- Summary and final remarks -- Notes -- Further reading -- Glossary -- References and Bibliography -- Index of authors -- Subject index -- Back Cover
Two of the principal and most influential developments within criminal justice policy - taking in a variety of common law jurisdictions during the past thirty years - have been the rise of the ̀victim movement¿ and the emergence of a distinctive set of practices that have become associated with the term ̀restorative justice¿. Understanding Victims and Restorative Justice examines the origins of and the relationship between these two sets of developments, and seeks to assess their strengths and weaknesses in meeting the needs of victims as part of the overall response to crime. Written in a lively and accessible style this book is of benefit to students from a range of disciplines including criminology, sociology and the law. Also helpful to professionals, practitioners and policymakers working in voluntary agencies within the criminal justice system
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
鏈接 Print version: Dignan, James Understanding Victims and Restorative Justice Berkshire : McGraw-Hill Education,c2004 9780335209798
主題 Criminal justice, Administration of.;Victims of crimes.;Restorative justice
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Alt Author Maguire, Mike
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