An abolitionist view of restorative justice

Ruggiero, Vincenzo (2011) An abolitionist view of restorative justice. International Journal of Law, Crime and Justice, 39 (2). pp. 100-110. ISSN 1756-0616


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Penal abolitionism is known for its unconventional analysis of crime, the law and punishment. Some critical views of restorative justice emerge when the alternatives to imprisonment advocated by abolitionists are examined. This paper discusses such views, highlighting their critique of professionalism and their emphasis on community conflict regulation.

Item Type:Article
Research Areas:A. > School of Law > Criminology and Sociology
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ID Code:7831
Notes on copyright:Post refereed version as permitted by publisher. (5/2011)
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