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Book Review: Crime, Punishment, and Restorative Justice: From the Margins to the Mainstream

Book Review: Crime, Punishment, and Restorative Justice: From the Margins to the Mainstream

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CJRspcjrCriminal Justice Review0734-01681556-3839SAGE PublicationsSage CA: Los Angeles, CA10.1177/073401681141882110.1177_0734016811418821Book ReviewsBook Review: Crime, Punishment, and Restorative Justice: From the Margins to the MainstreamTrombleyJennifer ReneePrairie View A&M University, Prairie View, TX, USA62012372279280LondonR.Crime, Punishment, and Restorative Justice: From the Margins to the MainstreamLondon, UK: First Forum Press, 2011. xiv, pp. $75.00. ISBN 978-1935049333© 2012 Georgia State University2012Georgia State University, College of Health and Human SciencesRoss London provides this text via an impressive accumulation of experience both in the field and in the academia. His resume boasts a wealth of experience as an attorney, both in defense and in prosecutorial roles, and the many years where he worked as a municipal court judge. After 25 years of practicing law, he began his graduate education in criminology searching for answers to the questions that he had developed during his work. In Chapter 1, he points out the most obvious question he had developed “Is this really the best we can do?” (p. 1). The basis of this text is his response to this question, arguing that with an introduction of restorative justice into mainstream criminology it is not only possible to do better but practical as well.The theme of the first chapter is the
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