Restorative Justice: Criminal Harms and Historical Injustices
See a definition of restorative justice. Also see the bibliographies on Reconciliation and Transitional Justice, Acknowledgement, Apology and Forgiveness. The bibliography on Schools and Conflict Resolution contains titles on "restorative discipline." See links to some more extensive bibliographies and restorative justice organizations and standards for restorative justice.
Acorn, Annalise. Compulsory Compassion: A Critique of Restorative Justice. Vancouver, BC: UBC Press, 2004. read a review
Adler, Christine, and Joy Wundersitz, eds. Family Group Conferencing and Juvenile Justice: The Way Forward or Misplaced Optimism? Canberra, ACT: Australian Institute of Criminology, 1994 (Criminal Justice Press, PO Box 249, Monsey, NY 10952.)
Auerbach, Jerold S. Justice Without Law? New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 1983.
Barkan, Elazar. The Guilt of Nations: Restitution and Negotiating Historical Injustices. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, October 2001.
Barton, Charles K. B. Getting Even: Revenge as a Form of Justice. Chicago and La Salle, IL: Open Court, 1999.
Barton, Charles, and Karen van den Broek. "Restorative Justice Conferencing and the Ethic of Care." Ethics and Justice 2(2) (1999): 55-65.
Bazemore, Gordon, and C.T. Griffiths. "Conferences, Circles, Boards, and Mediations: The 'New Wave' of Community Justice Decisionmaking." Federal Probation61(2)(1997): 25-37.
Bazemore, Gordon, and K. Pranis. "Hazards Along the Way: Practitioners Should Stay True to the Principles Behind Restorative Justice." Corrections Today 59(7)(1997): 84-128.
Bazemore, Gordon, and Mara Schiff. Restorative Community Justice: Repairing Harm and Transforming Communities. Cincinnati: Anderson Publishing Co., 2001.
Bazemore, Gordon, and Lode Walgrave. Restorative Juvenile Justice: Repairing the Harm of Youth Crime. Monsey, NY: Criminal Justice Press, 1999.
Bianchi, Herman. Justice as Sanctuary: Toward a New System of Crime Control. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1994.
Biggar, Nigel, ed. Burying the Past: Making Peace and Doing Justice after Civil Conflict. Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press, 2001.
Bonta, James, Suzanne Wallace-Capretta, and Jennifer Rooney. Restorative Justice: An Evaluation of the Restorative Resolutions Project. Ottawa: Solicitor General Canada, 1998.
Braithwaite, John. Crime, Shame and Reintegration. New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 1989.
Braithwaite, John, and Philip Pettit. Not Just Deserts: A Republican Theory of Criminal Justice. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 1990.
Braithwaite, John. Restorative Justice and Responsive Regulation. New York: Oxford University Press, 2001.
Braithwaite, V. "Values and Restorative Justice in Schools." In Restorative Justice: Philosophy in Practice, edited by H. Strang and J. Braithwaite. Burlington, USA: Ashgate, 2002. PDF document at http://www.crj.anu.edu.au/school.pubs.html
Braswell, Michael, John Fuller, and Bo Lozoff. Corrections, Peacemaking, and Restorative Justice. Cincinnati, OH: Anderson Publishing Co., 2001.
Brown B.J, and F.W.M. McElrea. The Youth Court in New Zealand: A New Model of Justice. Auckland, New Zealand: Legal Research Foundation, 1993.
Burnside, Jonathan, and Nicola Baker, eds. Relational Justice: Repairing the Breach. Winchester, UK: Waterside Press, 1994.
Cayley, David. The Expanding Prison: The Crisis in Crime and Punishment and the Search for Alternatives. Toronto: House of Anansi Press, 1998.
Cayley, David. The Expanding Prison: Why Penal Systems Fail and What Can Be Done About Them. Toronto: House of Anansi Press, 1998.
Church Council on Justice and Corrections, ed. Satisfying Justice: A Compendium of Initiatives, Programs and Legislative Measures. Ottawa: The Church Council on Justice and Corrections, 1996.
Claassen-Wilson, D. and A. Ierley. "Making Things Right." In Kids Working It Out, Stories and Strategies for Making Peace in Our Schools, edited by T. Jones, and R. Compton. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2002.
Claes, Erik, René Foqué, and Tony Peters, eds. Punishment, Restorative Justice and the Morality of Law. Antwerp; Oxford: Intersentia, 2005.
Community Justice Initiatives and the Langley School District #35. Conversation Peace: Restorative Action in Secondary Schools. trainer manual & video kit, student workbook. Langley, BC: Community Justice Initiatives and the Langley School District #35, 2005.
Community Justice Initiatives. Sexual Offending: Three Paths to Healing. Kitchener, ON: Community Justice Initiatives, 2002.
Consedine, Jim. Restorative Justice: Healing the Effects of Crime. Christ Church, NZ: Ploughshares Publications, 1995.
Consedine, Jim and Helen Bowen, eds. Restorative Justice: Contemporary Themes and Practice. Lyttelton, NZ: Ploughshares Publications, P.O. Box 173, Lyttleton, New Zealand, 1999.
Cragg, Wesley. The Practice of Punishment: Towards a Theory of Restorative Justice. New York, NY Routledge, 1992.
Daly, Kathleen, Michele Venables, Mary McKenna, Liz Mumford, and Jane Christie-Johnston. South Australia Juvenile Justice (SAJJ) Research on Conferencing, Technical Report No. 1 Project Overview and Research Instruments. Brisbane, Aust.: Griffith University School of Criminology and Criminal Justice, 1998.
Danzig, Richard. "Toward the Creation of a Complementary, Decentralized System of Criminal Justice." Stanford Law Review 26 (1973):1-54.
Derksen, Wilma L. Confronting the Horror: The Aftermath of Violence. Winnipeg: Amity, 2002.
Derksen, Wilma L. Have You Seen Candace?: A True Story of Faith and Forgiveness. Wheaton, Ill.: Tyndale House Publishers, 1991.
Dussich, John P. J., and Jill Schellenberg, eds. The Promise of Restorative Justice: New Approaches for Criminal Justice and Beyond. Boulder, CO: Lynne Reinner, 2010.
European Forum for Victim-Offender Mediation. Victim-Offender Mediation in Europe. Leuven : Leuven University Press, 2000.
Fattah, Ezzat, and Tony Peters, eds. Support for Crime Victims in a Comparative Perspective. Leuven, Belgium: Leuven University Press, 1998.
Galaway, Burt, and Joe Hudson, eds.Criminal Justice, Restitution, and Reconciliation. Monsey, NY: Criminal Justice Press, 1990.
Galaway, Burt, Joe Hudson, and Allison Morris. Family Group Conferences: Perspectives on Policy and Practice. Monsey, NY: Criminal Justice Press, 1995.
Galaway, Burt, and Joe Hudson. Restorative Justice: International Perspectives. Monsey, NY: Criminal Justice Press, 1996.
Gorringe, Timothy. God's Just Vengeance: Crime, Violence and the Rhetoric of Salvation. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996.
Green, Ross Gordon. Justice in Aboriginal Communities: Sentencing Alternatives. Saskatoon, SK: Purich Publishing, 1998.
Griffith, Lee, The Fall of the Prison: Biblical Perspectives on Prison Abolition. Grand Rapids, Mich: Eerdmans, 1993.
Hadley, Michael L., ed. Spiritual Roots of Restorative Justice New York: SUNY Press, 2001.
Hillian, Doug, Marge Reitsma-Street, Jim Hackler. "Conferencing in the Youth Criminal Justice Act of Canada: Policy Developments in British Columbia." Canadian Journal of Criminology and Criminal Justice 46 (3) (April 2004): 343 - 366.
Hudson, Barbara. "Restorative Justice: The Challenge of Sexual and Racial Violence." Journal of Law & Society 25 (2) (June 1998): 237-256.
Hudson, J., A. Morris, G. Maxwell, and B. Galaway, eds. Family Group Conferences: Perspectives on Policy and Practice. Monsey, NY: Willow Tree, 1996. Also Sydney, Australia: The Federation Press, 1996.)
James, Matt. "Redress Politics and Canadian Citizenship." In Canada: The State of the Federation 1998/99: Exploring the Ties That Bind, ed. Harvey Lazar and Tom McIntosh, 247-281. Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen's University Press, 1999.
James, Matt. "Recognition, Redistribution and Redress: The Case of the 'Chinese Head Tax'." Canadian Journal of Political Science 37(4) (2004): 883-902.
James, Matt. "Wrestling with the Past: Apologies, Quasi- Apologies, and Non-Apologies." In The Age of Apology, ed. Mark Gibney, Rhoda E. Howard-Hassmann, 137-153. Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press: 2008.
Johnstone, Gerry. Restorative Justice: Ideas, Values, Debates. Devon, UK: Willan Publishing, 2001.
Johnstone, Gerry, and Daniel W. Van Ness, eds. Handbook of Restorative Justice. Devon, UK: Willan Publishing, 2006.
Lampman, Lisa Barnes, and Michelle D. Shattuck, eds. God and the Victim: Theological Reflections on Evil, Victimization, Justice, and Forgiveness. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1999.
Law Commission of Canada. From Restorative Justice to Transformative Justice. Discussion Paper. Ottawa: Law Commission of Canada, 1999.
Law Commission of Canada. Transforming Relationships Through Participatory Justice. Ottawa: Law Commission of Canada, 2003.
Macfarlane, Julie. The New Lawyer: How Settlement Is Transforming the Practice of Law. Vancouver: UBC Press, 2008.
Mackey, Virginia. Restorative Justice: Toward Nonviolence. Louisville: Presbyterian Criminal Justice Program, 1990.
Marshall, Christopher D. Beyond Retribution: A New Testament Vision for Justice, Crime, and Punishment. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2001.
Marshall, Tony F. Alternatives to Criminal Courts: The Potential for Non-Judicial Dispute Settlement, Brookfield, VT: Gower Publishing Co., 1985.
Marshall, Tony, and Susan Merry, Susan. Crime and Accountability: Victim/Offender Mediation in Practice, London, UK: HMSO, 1990.
McCold, Paul. Restorative Justice: An Annotated Bibliography. Monsey, NY: Criminal Justice Press, 1997.
McDonald, J.M., and D.B. Moore. Community Conferencing Facilitator's Kit, Sydney (3/115 Curlewis St., Bondi Beach, NSW) Australia: Transformative Justice Australia, 1998.
McHugh, Gerald Austin. Christian Faith and Criminal Justice: Toward a Christian Response to Crime and Punishment. New York: Paulist Press, 1978.
Merry, Sally Engle, and Neal Milner, eds. The Possibility of Popular Justice: A Case Study of Community Mediation in the United States. Ann Arbor, MI: The University of Michigan Press, 1993.
Messmer, H. and H.-U. Otto. Restorative Justice on Trial: Pitfalls and Potentials of Victim-Offender Mediation - International Research Perspectives (Dordrecht: Kluwer) 1992.
Mika, Harry. "Mediation Interventions and Restorative Justice: Responding to the Astructural Bias." In Restorative Justice on Trial: Pitfalls and Potentials of Victim-Offender Mediation - International Research Perspectives, edited by H. Messmer and H.-U. Otto (Dordrecht: Kluwer) 1992.
Harry Mika. "The Practice and Prospect of Victim-Offender Programs." SMU Law Review 46 (1993): 2191.
Mika, Harry, ed., "Special Issue: Victim Offender Mediation - International Perspectives on Research Theory and Practice." Mediation Quarterly 12(3) (1995): 199-297.
Mika, Harry. "Social Conflict, Local Justice: Organizational Responses to the Astructural Bias." Interaction 4 (Spring, 1992): supplement.
Miller, Melissa A. Family Violence: The Compassionate Church Responds. Waterloo, ON: Herald Press, 1994.
Moore, D.B.. "Shame, Forgiveness, and Juvenile Justice." In Justice, Crime and Ethics. Second Edition. Cincinatti, OH: Anderson Publishing, 1996. Originally published in Criminal Justice Ethics 12 (1993).
Moore, D.B. "Criminal Action - Official Reaction: Affect Theory, Criminology, and Criminal Justice." In Knowing Feeling, edited by D.L. Nathanson. New York: W.W. Norton, 1996.
Moore, D.B. "Pride, Shame and Empathy among Peers: Community Conferencing as Transformative Justice in Education." In Children's Peer Relations, edited by K. Rigby, and P. Slee. London: Routledge, 1998.
Morris, Ruth. Stories of Transformative Justice. Toronto: Canadian Scholars' Press, 2000.
Napoleon, Val. "By Whom, and by What Processes, Is Restorative Justice Defined." In Restorative Justice, editre by Howard Zehr and Barbara Toews. New York: Criminal Justice Press, 2004.
Northey, Wayne, 1989. Biblical/Theological Works Contributing to Restorative Justice: A Bibliographic Essay. Elkhart, IN: Mennonite Central Committee US Office of Criminal Justice, 1989.
Pepinsky, Harold E, and Richard Quinney, Richard, eds. Criminology as Peacemaking. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 1991.
Pranis, Kay, Barry Stuart, and Mark Wedge. Peacemaking Circles: From Crime to Community. St. Paul, MN: Living Justice Press, 2003.
Presser, Lois. "Remorse and Neutralization Among Violent Male Offenders." Justice Quarterly 20(4)(2003): 801-825.
Quill, Deidre, and Jean Wynne. Victim and Offender Mediation Handbook. Leeds, UK: Care and Justice, 1993. read a review.
Redekop, Paul. "Culture of Peace and Cultures of Punishment." Paper presented at the 14th Annual Symposium on Conflict Resolution, cosponsored by the Centre for Conflict Education and Research, Department of Law, Carleton University; the Common Law Section, University of Ottawa; and Conflict Studies, Saint Paul University, Ottawa, Canada, February 4, 2005. Available online: http://www.mscollege.ca/downloads/MSC_research_redekop1.pdf.
Redekop, Vernon, ed. "Scapegoats, the Bible, and Criminal Justice: Interacting with Rene Girard." New Perspectives on Crime and Justice Issue No.13. Akron, PA: Mennonite Central Committee Office of Crime and Justice, 1993.
Rigby, Andrew. Justice and Reconciliation: After the Violence. Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2001.
Ross, Rupert. Dancing With a Ghost. London: Butterworths, 1992.
Ross, Rupert. Returning to the Teaching: Exploring Aboriginal Justice. New York: Penguin, 1996.
Rotberg, Robert I., and Dennis Thompson, eds. Truth v. Justice: The Morality of Truth Commissions. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2000.
Sharpe, Susan. Beyond the Comfort Zone: A Guide to the Practice of Community Conferencing. Calgary: Calgary Community Conferencing, 2003.
Sharpe, Susan. Restorative Justice: A Vision for Healing and Change. Edmonton: Edmonton Victim Offender Mediation Society, 1998.
Sherman, L. And G.C. Barnes. "Restorative Justice and Offenders' Respect for the Law." RISE Working Papers 3 (April, 1997). Canberra: Australian National University, 1997.
Sherman, L. and H. Strang. "The Right Kind of Shame for Crime Prevention." RISE Working Papers 1 (April 1997). Canberra: Australian National University, 1997.
Sherman, L. and H. Strang. "Restorative Justice and Deterring Crime." RISE Working Papers 4 (April, 1997). Canberra: Australian National University, 1997.
Strang, Heather, and John Braithwaite, eds. Restorative Justice and Civil Society. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2001.
Strang, Heather, and John Braithwaite, eds. Restorative Justice and Family Violence . Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2002. read a review.
Strang, Heather, and John Braithwaite. Restorative Justice: From Philosophy to Practice. Aldershot, UK: Ashgate, 2000.
Strang, Heather, and John Braithwaite. Restorative Justice: From Philosophy to Practice. Burlington, USA: Ashgate, 2002.
Sullivan,Dennis, and Larry L. Tifft, eds. The Handbook of Restorative Justice A Global Perspective. New York: Routledge, 2006.
Sullivan, Dennis and Larry Tifft. Restorative Justice: Healing the Foundations of Our Everyday Lives. Monsey, NY: Willow Tree Press, 2001.
Tavuchis, N. Mea Culpa: A Sociology of Apology and Reconciliation, Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1991.
Tutu, Desmond. No Future Without Forgiveness. New York: Doubleday, 1999.
Umbreit, Mark. Crime and Reconciliation: Creative Options for Victims and Offenders Nashville, TN: Abingdon Press, 1985.
Umbreit, Mark S. The Impact of Restorative Justice. St. Paul, MN: Center for Restorative Justice & Mediation, 1997.
Umbreit, Mark. Victim Offender Mediation with Violent Offenses. Valparaiso, IN: PACT Institute of Justice, 1986.
Umbreit, Mark. Victim-Offender Mediation in Urban/Multi-Cultural Settings. Valparaiso, IN: PACT Institute of Justice, 1986.
Umbreit, Mark. Victim Meets Offender: The Impact of Restorative Justice and Mediation. Monsey, NY: Criminal Justice Press, 1994. read a review
Umbreit, Mark. Mediating Interpersonal Conflicts: A Pathway to Peace. West Concord, MN: CPI Publishing, 1995.
Umbreit, Mark. "Mediation of Victim-Offender Conflict." Journal of Dispute Resolution (1988): 85-105.
Umbreit, Mark. "Victim-Offender Mediation," Chapter 7 in Mediating Interpersonal Conflicts: A Pathway to Peace. West Concord, MN: CPI Publishing, 1995.
Umbreit, Mark S., and Robert B. Coates. Multicultural Implications of Restorative Justice: Potential Pitfalls and Dangers. Washington, DC: US Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs, 2000. Online: http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/ovc/publications/infores/restorative_justice/96522-multicultural/.
United Nations, Basic principles on the use of restorative justice programmes in criminal matters. ECOSOC Res. 2000/14. Adopted 27 July 2000.
United Nations. Handbook on Restorative Justice Programmes. Vienna: UN Office on Drugs and Crime, 2006. Available at http://www.unodc.org/pdf/criminal_justice/06-56290_Ebook.pdf.
United Nations, ECOSOC, Development and implementation of mediation and restorative justice measures in criminal justice. ECOSOC Res. 1999/26. Adopted 28 July 1999.
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United Nations General Assembly. Report of the Asian and Pacific Regional Preparatory Meeting for the Tenth United Nations Congress on the Prevention of Crime and the Treatment of Offenders, held at Bangkok from 2 to 4 November 1998. New York: United Nations, 1998.
van Dijk, Jan J.M., and Ron G.H. van Kaam, eds. Caring for Crime Victims: Selected Proceedings of the 9th International Symposium on Victimology. Monsey, NY : Criminal Justice Press, 1999.
Van Ness, Daniel. Crime and Its Victims. Downers Grove, IL: Intervarsity Press, 1986.
Van Ness, Daniel W. "Perspectives on Achieving Satisfying Justice: Values and Principles of Restorative Justice." The ICCA Journal on Community Corrections 7(1)(1997): 7-12.
Van Ness, Daniel et al, eds. Restorative Justice: Theory. Washington, DC: Justice Fellowship, 1989.
Van Ness, Daniel, Howard Zehr and M. Kay Harris, eds. "Justice: The Restorative Vision." New Perspectives on Crime and Justice. Issue No. 7. Akron, PA: MCC Office of Crime and Justice, 1989.
Van Ness, Daniel, and Karen Heetderks Strong. Restoring Justice. Cincinnati, OH : Anderson Pub., 1997.
Williamson, D. Face to Face. Sydney, Aust: Currency Press, 1999.
Walgrave, Lode, ed. Repositioning Restorative Justice. Cullompton, Devon, UK: Willan Publishing, 2003. http://www.bsos.umd.edu/gvpt/lpbr/subpages/reviews/Walgrave404.htmread a review.
Wright, Martin. Justice for Victims and Offenders. 2nd edition. Philadelphia, PA: Open University Press, 1996.
Wright, Martin. Making Good: Prisons, Punishment and Beyond. London: Burnett Books Ltd., 1982.
Wright, Martin. Restoring Respect for Justice: A Symposium. Winchester: Waterside, 1999.
Wright, Martin, and Burt Galaway, eds. Mediation and Criminal Justice: Victims, Offenders and Community. London, UK: Sage Publications, 1989. read a review.
Mark, Yantzi. Sexual Offending and Restoration. Waterloo, ON: Herald Press, 1998.
Yazzie, Robert. "Navajo Response to Crime." Justice as Healing 3(2) (1998) Saskatoon, Saskatchewan: Native Law Centre, University of Saskatchewan.
Yazzie, Robert, and James W. Zion. "Slay The Monsters: Peacemaker Court and Violence Control Plans for The Navajo Nation. In Popular Justice And Community Regeneration: Pathways Of Indigenous Reform, edited by K.N. Hazelhurst, 67. Westport, CT: Praeger, 1995.
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Zehr, Howard. "Justice Paradigm Shift? Values and Visions in the Reform Process." Mediation Quarterly 12(3): 1995: 207-16.
Zehr, Howard. The Little Book of Restorative Justice. Intercourse, PA: Good Books, 2002.
Zehr, Howard. Mediating the Victim-Offender Conflict. Akron, PA: Mennonite Central Office, 1990.
Zehr, Howard. "Restorative Justice: The Concept." Corrections Today 59(7)(1997): 68-70.
Zehr, Howard. "Retributive Justice, Restorative Justice." New Perspectives in Crime and Justice 4 (1985) Akron, PA: MCC Office of Crime and Justice.
Zehr, Howard. Transcending: Reflections of Crime Victims. Intercourse, PA: Good Books, 2001.
Zehr, Howard, and Harry Mika. Fundamental Concepts of Restorative Justice. Akron, PA: Mennonite Central Committee, 1997.
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