Peacemaking Circles: From Crime to Community

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Living Justice Press, 2013 - 277 pages
 

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Contents

The General Format of a Circle Gathering
131
The Overall Circle Process for Dealing with Crime
149
When and for Whom Are Circles a Good Choice?
153
Stage 2 Preparing for the Sentencing Circle
167
Stage 3 Gathering All Consenting Parties in a Circle for Sentencing
176
Making It Work Accountability and Implementing Circle Consensus
199
Stepping Back to Count Circle Gains
209
Tapping Our Powers to Change
239

Putting Values into Practice in Setting Up Circles
50
Medicine Wheel Guidance in Seeking Balance and Wholeness
68
Exploring Instead of Conquering Differences
76
The Outer Frame of Circles
81
Facilitating a Safe Space for Dialogue
82
Ensuring Equal Contribution and a Reflective Pace
93
Agreeing to Come Together In a Good Way
103
Moving Us to Deeper Places
115
ConsensusBased DecisionMaking
120
How It All Comes Together The Circle Process and Gathering
127
Notes
245
Acknowledgments
247
Supporting Community Initiatives Barrys Thoughts on Funding
251
Books That Have Lit Our Paths
257
Index
261
About the Authors
273
Contact Us
275
About Living Justice Press
277
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