The Little Book of Race and Restorative Justice

This timely work will inform scholars and practitioners on the subjects of pervasive racial inequity and the healing offered by restorative justice practices.

The Little Book of Race and Restorative Justice

The Little Book of Race and Restorative Justice

In our era of mass incarceration, gun violence, and Black Lives Matters, a handbook showing how racial justice and restorative justice can transform the African-American experience in America. This timely work will inform scholars and practitioners on the subjects of pervasive racial inequity and the healing offered by restorative justice practices. Addressing the intersectionality of race and the US criminal justice system, social activist Fania E. Davis explores how restorative justice has the capacity to disrupt patterns of mass incarceration through effective, equitable, and transformative approaches. Eager to break the still-pervasive, centuries-long cycles of racial prejudice and trauma in America, Davis unites the racial justice and restorative justice movements, aspiring to increase awareness of deep-seated problems as well as positive action toward change. Davis highlights real restorative justice initiatives that function from a racial justice perspective; these programs are utilized in schools, justice systems, and communities, intentionally seeking to ameliorate racial disparities and systemic inequities. Chapters include: Chapter 1: The Journey to Racial Justice and Restorative Justice Chapter 2: Ubuntu: The Indigenous Ethos of Restorative Justice Chapter 3: Integrating Racial Justice and Restorative Justice Chapter 4: Race, Restorative Justice, and Schools Chapter 5: Restorative Justice and Transforming Mass Incarceration Chapter 6: Toward a Racial Reckoning: Imagining a Truth Process for Police Violence Chapter 7: A Way Forward She looks at initiatives that strive to address the historical harms against African Americans throughout the nation. This newest addition the Justice and Peacebuilding series is a much needed and long overdue examination of the issue of race in America as well as a beacon of hope as we learn to work together to repair damage, change perspectives, and strive to do better.

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The Little Book of Race and Restorative Justice
Language: en
Pages: 120
Authors: Fania E. Davis
Categories: Law
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-04-16 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

In our era of mass incarceration, gun violence, and Black Lives Matters, a handbook showing how racial justice and restorative justice can transform the African-American experience in America. This timely work will inform scholars and practitioners on the subjects of pervasive racial inequity and the healing offered by restorative justice
The Little Book of Racial Healing
Language: en
Pages: 128
Authors: Thomas Norman DeWolf, Jodie Geddes
Categories: Law
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-01-01 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

This book introduces Coming to the Table’s approach to a continuously evolving set of purposeful theories, ideas, experiments, guidelines, and intentions, all dedicated to facilitating racial healing and transformation. People of color, relative to white people, fall on the negative side of virtually all measurable social indicators. The “living wound”
The Little Book of Restorative Justice
Language: en
Pages: 112
Authors: Howard Zehr
Categories: Law
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-05-05 - Publisher: Good Books

Over 150,000-copies sold! Author Howard Zehr is the father of Restorative Justice and is known worldwide for his pioneering work in transforming our understanding of justice. Here Zehr proposes workable principles and practices for making Restorative Justice possible in this revised and updated edition of his bestselling, seminal book on
The Little Book of Restorative Teaching Tools
Language: en
Pages: 120
Authors: Lindsey Pointer, Kathleen McGoey, Haley Farrar
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-03-10 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Engaging Practices for Integrating Restorative Justice Principles in Group Settings As restorative practices spread around the world, scholars and practitioners have begun to ask very important questions: How should restorative practices be taught? What educational structures and methods are in alignment with restorative values and principles? This book introduces games
The Little Book of Restorative Discipline for Schools
Language: en
Pages: 88
Authors: Lorraine Stutzman Amstutz, Judy H. Mullet
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005 - Publisher: Little Books of Justice & Peac

Can community-building begin in a classroom? The authors of this book believe that by applying restorative justice at school, we can build a healthier and more just society. With practical applications and models. Can an overworked teacher possibly turn an unruly incident with students into an "opportunity for learning, growth,

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