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Author(s): Claes, Mia
Title: . "The Juvenile Mediation Project in Leuven (Belgium)."
Publication Info: In Restorative Justice for Juveniles: Potentialities, Risks and Problems, Lode Walgrave, ed., Leuven, Belgium: Leuven University Press.
Date: 1998
Summary: Oikoten, a non-profit organisation, has worked for many years with juvenile offenders. From 1987, Oikoten has been developing a juvenile mediation project. The aim of the project is to encourage juveniles who have committed an offence to take respons ...
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Author(s): Aertsen, Ivo and Tony Peters
Title: . "Mediation for reparation: The victim’s perspective."
Publication Info: In Support for crime victims in a comparative perspective, ed. Ezzat Fattah and Tony Peters, 229-251. A collection of essays dedicated to the memory of Prof. Frederic McClintock. With a preface by Ezzat Fattah and Tony Peters. Leuven, Belgium: Leuven University Press.
Date: 1998
Summary: In this essay Aertsen and Peters analyze a project involving mediation for reparation. According to the authors, mediation for reparation is a specific type of mediation reserved for more serious crimes; its key ingredient is the communication betwee ...
Article #: 1355
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Author(s): Aertsen, Ivo and Tony Peters
Title: . Mediation and Restorative Justice in Belgium
Publication Info: European Journal on Criminal Policy and Research. 6(4):507-525.
Date: 1998
Summary: In this article we present, discuss and try to evaluate initiatives which were recently introduced into the Belgian criminal justice system, aimed at the development of creative answers to crime that avoid the use of traditional prison sentences. We ...
Article #: 1356
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Author(s): La Prairie, Carol
Title: . "The `new' justice: some implications for aboriginal communities."
Publication Info: Canadian Journal of Criminology 40(1): 61-79.
Date: 1998
Summary: A critical review explores what the "new" restorative justice will mean for Aboriginal communities. The new justice is often perceived as a quick fix for inveterate problems within the mainstream society. The consequence is that community approac ...
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Author(s): McElrea, F W M
Title: . "The New Zealand Model of Family Group Conferencing."
Publication Info: European Journal on Criminal Policy and Research. 6(4):527-543.
Date: 1998
Summary: The Family Group Conference (FGC) originated in New Zealand where it is the foundation stone of the Youth Justice system introduced in 1989. A significant feature of that system is the way in which it enables restorative justice principles to be impl ...
Article #: 1377
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Author(s): Eliaerts, Christian and Els Dumortier and Rachel Vanderhaegen
Title: . "Critical Assessment of Community Service and Mediation for Juvenile Offenders in Brussels: A Discussion of the Project BAS!"
Publication Info: In Restorative Justice for Juveniles: Potentialities, Risks and Problems, Lode Walgrave, ed., Leuven, Belgium: Leuven University Press.
Date: 1998
Summary: The implementation of community service (CS) and especially victim-offender mediation raises numerous questions in Brussels (and Belgium). Although CS is often presented as a restorative measure, it obviously also incorporates some punitive elements. ...
Article #: 1407
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Author(s): Geudens, Hilde
Title: . The recidivism rate of community service as a restitutive judicial sanction in comparison with the traditional juvenile justice measures
Publication Info: In Restorative justice for juveniles: Potentialities, risks and problems for research, ed. Lode Walgrave, 335-350. A selection of papers presented at the International Conference, Leuven, May 12-14, 1997. With a preface by Lode Walgrave. Leuven, Belgium: Leuven University Press.
Date: 1998
Summary: Guedens maintains that victim-offender mediation and community service are two central pillars of the restorative justice paradigm in criminal justice. Against this background, in this paper she presents results (including statistical charts, researc ...
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Author(s): Beristain, Antonio
Title: . "Recreative penal justice: Contrasting retributive and recreative cosmovisions."
Publication Info: In Support for crime victims in a comparative perspective, ed. Ezzat Fattah and Tony Peters, 111-125. A collection of essays dedicated to the memory of Prof. Frederic McClintock. With a preface by Ezzat Fattah and Tony Peters. Leuven, Belgium: Leuven University Press.
Date: 1998
Summary: With reference to their cosmovisions (fundamental worldviews), Beristain’s essay examines retributive and recreative models of criminal justice. He argues that recreative justice ought to replace retributive justice. He also argues that restorative ...
Article #: 1426
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Author(s): Arrigo, Bruce A and R. C. Schehr.
Title: . "Restoring Justice for Juveniles: A Critical Analysis of Victim-Offender Mediation."
Publication Info: Justice Quarterly 15(4): 629-666.
Date: 1998
Summary: To achieve this aim, the authors discuss four subjects. First, the essay outlines the essentials of the balanced and restorative justice (BARJ) approach, specifically in relation to the VOM process. The BARJ model helps to explain how the demands of ...
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Author(s): Griffiths, Curt Taylor and Charlene Belleau
Title: . "Restoration, reconciliation, and healing: The revitalization of culture and tradition in addressing crime and victimization in Canadian aboriginal communities."
Publication Info: In Support for crime victims in a comparative perspective, ed. Ezzat Fattah and Tony Peters, 169-187. A collection of essays dedicated to the memory of Prof. Frederic McClintock. With a preface by Ezzat Fattah and Tony Peters. Leuven, Belgium: Leuven University Press.
Date: 1998
Summary: Griffiths and Belleau focus on the resurgence of traditional aboriginal law and justice as the basis for the increased involvement of aboriginal communities in Canada in the development of criminal justice programs and services. These programs and se ...
Article #: 1470
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