Changing Lenses: A New Focus for Crime and Justice

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Crime victims have many needs, most of which our criminal justice system ignores. In fact, the justice system often increases the injury. Offenders are less ignored by this system, but their real needs -- for accountability, for closure, for healing -- are also left unaddressed. Such failures are not accidental, but are inherent in the very definitions and assumptions which govern our thinking about crime and justice. Howard Zehr, director of the Mennonite Central Committee U.S. Office of Criminal Justice, proposes a ...

Changing Lenses: A New Focus for Crime and Justice 2005, Herald Press (VA)

ISBN-13: 9780836135121

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