Handbook on restorative justice programmes [electronic resource] / [prepared by Yvon Dandurand and Curt T. Griffiths]

Dandurand, Yvon, author
New York : United Nations, 2006
1 online resource (105 pages) : illustrations
Criminal justice handbook series
United Nations law collection
Criminal justice handbook series
HeinOnline United Nations law collection
[Getzville, N.Y.] : William S. Hein & Co., [2014]

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Other Title:
Restorative justice programmes
Handbook on restorative justice programs
Restorative justice.
Capital punishment.
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1. Restorative justice
1.1. Definitions of key concepts
1.2. Features of restorative justice programmes
1.3. Underlying assumptions
1.4. Process values and goals
1.5. Objectives
2. The use of restorative approaches
2.1. Main types of programmes
2.2. Variation in criminal justice programmes
2.3. Victim-offender mediation
2.4. Community and family group conferencing
2.5. Circle sentencing
2.6. Restorative programmes for juvenile offenders
2.7. Indigenous and customary justice forums
3. Principles and safeguards
3.1 Basic principles on the use of restorative justice programmes in criminal matters
3.2. Examples of guidelines and their contents
4. From principles to practice: implementing restorative justice programmes
4.1. Strategic approaches
4.2. Programme design and implementation
4.3. Addressing the need for legislation
4.4. Legislative provisions
4.5. Leadership, organization and programme structure
4.6. Securing the support of criminal justice agencies
4.7. Mobilizing the community
5. The dynamics of restorative justice interventions
5.1. Participants in the restorative justice process
5.2. Types of processes in restorative justice programmes
5.3. Cautions
5.4. Addressing potential pitfalls
6. Programme operation
6.1. Context for the successful operation of a programme
6.2. The use of police, prosecutorial and judicial discretion
6.3. Promoting appropriate referrals to a programme
6.4. The role of NGOs and civil society
6.5. Programme outcomes
6.6. Compliance monitoring
6.7. Programme support services
6.8. Community relations and relations with the media
7. Programme monitoring and evaluation
7.1. The need for programme monitoring and evaluation
7.2. Challenges in evaluating restorative justice programmes
7.3. Measuring the impact of programmes on recidivism
7.4. Evaluation results and evidence of emerging best practices
References and bibliographical resources
Annex I. Useful web-based resources
Annex II. United Nations Basic Principles on the Use of Restorative Justice Programmes in Criminal Matters
Annex III. Controversies and disagreements on the essential characteristics of a restorative justice programme
At head of title: United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, Vienna
"The handbook was prepared for the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) by Yvon Dandurand ... and Curt T. Griffiths ..."--Title page verso
"United Nations publication sales no. E.06.V.15"--Title page verso
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 91-95)
Description based on PDF title page, viewed July 14, 2014
Griffiths, Curt T. (Curt Taylor), 1948- author
United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, issuing body
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