This book views peacemaking as a broad, encompassing process that is expressed in many different shapes and forms. It blends ancient-wisdom traditions, peacemaking criminology, and restorative justice principles as a way of intervening with offenders in both institutional and community-based settings. Philosophical and spiritual contexts for peacemaking are presented that form a foundation for understanding the potential for peacemaking in criminological thought, the criminal justice system, and society in general.
- This book is about personal and institutional transformation. It is designed to view peacemaking as a broad, encompassing process that, while grounded in ancient philosophical and spiritual traditions, is expressed in many different shapes and forms.
- Boxed inserts and discussion questions support the text.