Restorative Justice and Substance Abuse: The Path Ahead
Clarifies the concept of restorative justice, exploring paths for further exploration (harms, causes, and obligations; offenders as victims; and shame and vindication). Discusses possible fault lines and dangers (co-optation and victim exclusion). Suggests ways to stay true to restorative justice through attention to principles and evaluation, reviewing the role of the expert and the language of respect. (SM)
Youth & Society
Shenk, Barb Toews and Zehr, Howard, "Restorative Justice and Substance Abuse: The Path Ahead" (2001). Social Work & Criminal Justice Publications. 385.