Corrections, Peacemaking and Restorative Justice: by Michael Braswell

By Michael Braswell

This e-book perspectives peacemaking as a large, encompassing technique that's expressed in lots of varied shapes and types. It blends ancient-wisdom traditions, peacemaking criminology, and restorative justice ideas as a fashion of intervening with offenders in either institutional and community-based settings. Philosophical and religious contexts for peacemaking are awarded that shape a origin for knowing the potential of peacemaking in criminological suggestion, the legal justice method, and society commonly.

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What do the religious and wisdom traditions explored in this chapter have in common? How are they different? 3. ” Would the conventional wisdom of modern society agree or disagree with this quote? Why? Notes 1 Brussat, Fredric and Brussat, Mary A. ) (1996). Spiritual Literacy. New York, NY: Scribner, p. 434. 2 Brussat and Brussat, p. 346. 3 Levering, Ralph B. ) (1988). Peace Heroes. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, p. 222. 4 Brussat and Brusatt, p. 349. ) (1993). Daily Readings with Mother Teresa.

There are concerns by many that the environment is being destroyed in many parts of the world with the results being unsafe air, water, and scarcity of food. Additionally, there are longer-term, complex problems such as global warming and the destruction of important resources such as the Amazon rain forest that have more than just a local or regional impact. It was Buckminster Fuller who coined the term spaceship earth to illustrate how interdependent we all have become. PEACEMAKING CRIMINOLOGY Crime and Peace It has been our intention in this chapter to demonstrate the applicability of the peacemaking perspective to the criminal justice system.

This whole dialogue runs deep in us and all things. ” As strange as it may seem, we take comfort from all of this. If our lives seem to be a ceaseless procession of hurdles requiring us to jump higher and higher, we do not have to feel so alone.

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