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Just Emotions: Rituals of Restorative Justice

Meredith Rossner


Restorative justice has captured the attention of justice practitioners, academics, and communities worldwide. While most of the research on restorative justice suggests that it has the potential to repair the harm of a criminal offence and reduce offending, there is also evidence that it can have no effect or even make things worse. This book attempts to address these conflicting findings by analyzing how conferences work as a unique form of justice ritual. It pioneers new approaches to the micro level study of the processes and emotions involved in successful conferences and offers clues on ... More

Keywords: restorative justice, emotions, microsociology, rituals

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780199655045
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2014 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199655045.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Meredith Rossner, author
Lecturer in Criminology, Department of Law, London School of Economics