Papers from "Building Strong Partnerships for Restorative Practices," August 5-7, 1999, Burlington, Vermont, USA.

A report by Paul McCold on a four-site evaluation of Real Justice community conferences for juveniles in justice and educational settings during 1998-1999. Adobe Acrobat version (".pdf") also available.

Mike Doolan, Chief Social Worker for the Children, Young Persons and Their Families Agency, New Zealand, reports on ten years of family group conferencing in New Zealand. Presented at the "Building Strong Partnerships for Restorative Practices" Conference, August 5-7, 1999, Burlington, Vermont.

John Braithwaite, Australian National University, discusses how community involvement and empowerment in restorative justice processes can improve democractic participation and democratic competence. Presented at the "Building Strong Partnerships for Restorative Practices" Conference, August 5-7, 1999, Burlington, Vermont.

Berma Bushie of the Community Holistic Circle Healing project in Hollow Water, Manitoba, describes the use of healing circles as a response to sexual abuse in an Aboriginal community.

Paul McCold presents a broad overview of restorative justice practice during the last 30 years. Presented at the "Building Strong Partnerships for Restorative Practices" Conference, August 5-7, 1999, Burlington, Vermont.

Joan Pennell, North Carolina State University, considers the difficulties in mainstreaming family group conferencing and proposes a partnership approach for respecting the integrity of its philosophy and practice. Presented at the "Building Strong Partnerships for Restorative Practices" Conference, August 5-7, 1999, Burlington, Vermont.

Paper by John Gorczyk presented at the "Building Strong Partnerships for Restorative Practices" Conference, August 5-7, 1999, Burlington, Vermont.

Paul Nixon, Hampshire County Council Social Services Department, UK, trace the connections between the individual, familial community, professional, organizational and political issues affecting the practice and development of family group conferences in the UK. Presented at the "Building Strong Partnerships for Restorative Practices" Conference, August 5-7, 1999, Burlington, Vermont.

The draft version of this paper by Professor John Braithwaite from the Australian National University is no longer available as a download. It has, however, been published by the University of Chicago Press.

The publication details are as follows:
Crime and Justice, volume 25: An annual review of research / Michael Tonry (ed.)448 p. (est.) 1999.
Cloth US$46.00 ; ISBN 0 226 80847 5

Abstract:
For years this distinguished series has provided scholars and practitioners with timely, cross-disciplinary reviews of research on some of today''s most pressing policy issues. Volume 25 includes articles by Jeffery A Fagan and James Freeman on crime and work; John Braithwaite on restorative justice; Josine Junger-Tas and Ineke Haen Marshall on self-report methodology in crime research; Roger Lane on the history of murder in America; James B Jacobs and Lauryn P Gouldin on Cosa Nostra; Brandon C. Welsh and David P Farrington on monetary costs and benefits of crime prevention programs; and Francis T Cullen, Bonnie Fisher, and Brandon Applegate on public opinion about crime and the criminal justice system.

Subscribe to IIRP News

Sign up for the IIRP News to receive periodic, hopeful emails including news and announcements about the growing field of restorative practices.
Please let us know your name.
Please write a subject for your message.
Please let us know your email address.
Invalid Input
Invalid Input