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Author Acorn, Annalise E.

Title Compulsory compassion : a critique of restorative justice / Annalise Acorn.

Published Vancouver : UBC Press, [2004]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Law  KM 594.9 ACOR    AVAILABLE
Physical description xii, 207 pages ; 24 cm.
Series Law and society series (Vancouver, B.C.)
Law and society series (Vancouver, B.C.)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [192]-201) and index.
Contents Ch. 1. The seductive vision of restorative justice : right-relation, reciprocity, healing and repair. -- Ch. 2. 'Essentially and only a matter of love' : justice and the teachableness of universal love. -- Ch. 3. Three precarious pillars of restorative optimism. -- Ch. 4. Sentimental justice : the unearned emotions of restorative catharsis. -- Ch. 5. 'Lovemaking is justice-making' : the idealization of eros and the eroticization of justice. -- Ch. 6. Compulsory compassion : justice, fellow-feeling, and the restorative encounter.
Subject Restorative justice.
Punishment -- Philosophy.
Social justice -- Evaluation.
Victims of crimes.
Criminal procedure.
Corrections -- Philosophy.
Criminals -- Rehabilitation.
ISBN 0774809434 (paperback)
0774809426 (hbk.)
9780774809436 (paperback)