SAGE Journal Articles

Access to full-text SAGE journal articles that have been carefully selected to support and expand on the concepts presented in each chapter. Journal articles can act as an ideal resource to help support your assignments and studies.

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Food for Thought Article

Article 1: Gerkin, P. M. (2008). Participation in victim-offender mediation: Lessons learned from observationsCriminal Justice Review, November 24. DOI: 10.1177/0734016808325058

Article 2: Daly, K., (2002). Restorative justice: The real storyPunishment & Society, 4(1) 55-79. DOI: 10.1177/14624740222228464

  1. What are the four myths that advocates claim about restorative justice?
  2. Why is restorative justice difficult to define?
  3. What is the “real” story of restorative justice? How does this differ from the idealized story that has been presented?

Article 3: Curtis-Fawley, S., Daly, K., (2005). Gendered violence and restorative justice: The views of victim advocates. Violence Against Women, 11(5) 603-638. DOI: 10.1177/1077801205274488

  1. The authors suggest a definition of restorative justice that is different from the accepted definition, what is that definition and do you agree with it?
  2. What are the elements and set of activities that are typically contained in restorative justice?
  3. According to the feminist theory, what are the concerns raised about restorative justice conferencing?