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Book review Pamment, N. Community Reparation aspiration to become a reality, however, Palgrave Macmillan for Young Offenders: offenders should accept some Basingstoke responsibility and engage positively and Perceptions, Policy creatively in a meaningful process, as the and Practice Keywords Offenders, Victims, author of this book we are reviewing Youth justice, Restorative justice, highlights. What is also said in the book Community-based reparation is that community-based RJ can assist ISBN 978-1-137-40045-1 in the promotion of positive outcomes Review DOI and reduce re-offending. 10.1108/SC-04-2016-0009 The book is split into five chapters. In chapter 1 the author provides an Restorative justice (RJ) despite being overview of the development of difficult to define has been described as restorative practice and sets the scene a positive way of resolving conflict and well, provoking discussion and igniting repairing harm. It continues to be debate on the rather neglected – in the promoted by academics, policy makers academic world at least – area of and practitioners alike as an “effective” community-based reparation. Here the way of reducing crime. The current author notes how following the Crime Conservative government, for example, and Disorder Act 1998 (and subsequent has promoted the use of RJ and legislative reforms) RJ occupies a http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Safer Communities Emerald Publishing

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Emerald Publishing
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Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
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1757-8043
DOI
10.1108/SC-04-2016-0009
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Pamment, N. Community Reparation aspiration to become a reality, however, Palgrave Macmillan for Young Offenders: offenders should accept some Basingstoke responsibility and engage positively and Perceptions, Policy creatively in a meaningful process, as the and Practice Keywords Offenders, Victims, author of this book we are reviewing Youth justice, Restorative justice, highlights. What is also said in the book Community-based reparation is that community-based RJ can assist ISBN 978-1-137-40045-1 in the promotion of positive outcomes Review DOI and reduce re-offending. 10.1108/SC-04-2016-0009 The book is split into five chapters. In chapter 1 the author provides an Restorative justice (RJ) despite being overview of the development of difficult to define has been described as restorative practice and sets the scene a positive way of resolving conflict and well, provoking discussion and igniting repairing harm. It continues to be debate on the rather neglected – in the promoted by academics, policy makers academic world at least – area of and practitioners alike as an “effective” community-based reparation. Here the way of reducing crime. The current author notes how following the Crime Conservative government, for example, and Disorder Act 1998 (and subsequent has promoted the use of RJ and legislative reforms) RJ occupies a

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Safer CommunitiesEmerald Publishing

Published: Jul 11, 2016

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