Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper examining the relationship between restorative justice programs and crime reduction. In your opinion, is it better to assist the justice-involved reintegrate into society towards becoming productive members or stigmatize them as “criminals” who cannot be changed or be rehabilitated? In your paper, be sure to address the following:
- A brief summary of the restorative justice approach to include the relationship between the labeling theory and reintegrative shaming
- An overview of the restoration process and the desired outcomes of this strategy.
- Compare and contrast ways restorative justice is used in the criminal justice system, schools and in the community.
- An explanation for why restorative justice programs should be used or not with specific examples which support your findings.
Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.
The Labeling Theory and Reintegrative Shaming Evaluation
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