Хауърд Зер


Наричан «дядото» на възстановителното правосъдие, той започва работата си като практик и теоретик още в края на 70-те години, когато се полагат основите на възстановителното правосъдие. Ръководи  първата официална програма в

 

220px-Howard_ZehrСАЩ за срещи между жертви на престъпления и правонарушители. Х.Зер е един от първите, които разработват възстановителното правосъдие като концепция. Освен това, Х.Зер е  много продуктивен автор и редактор, лектор, преподавател и фотожурналист. Той е ментор на много лидери в тази област, от цял свят.

Неговата книга «Да сменим лещитенов поглед върху престъплението и правосъдието» e считана за един от основополагащите трудове във възстановителното правосъдие. Част от многобройните му публикации включват: „ Размишления за мъжете и жените осъдени на доживотен затвор; «Размишления за жертвите на престъпления» и «Какво ще стане с мен?“. Зер изнася лекции и води обучения в цяла Северна Америка и в над 25 други страни.

Хауърд Зер е заслужил професор по Възстановително правосъдие и директор на Института за възстановително правосъдие „Зер“ в Центъра за „Правосъдие и мирни отношения“ в Източния Менонитски Университет, Харисонбург, щата Вирджиния.

Зер получава своята бакалавърска степен от колежа Морхаус, магистърска степен от Чикагския Университет и докторска степен от Университета Рутгерс, Ню Йорк.

Хауърд Зехър е автор и съавтор на 22 книги. Той е широко интервюиран или цитиран от медиите.

През 2018г. Ла Конферанс  издава за първи път на български език неговият бестселър „Малка книга за възстановителното правосъдие. Преработена и допълнена“

Списъкът от публикации на Zehr включва:

  • Fundamental Concepts of Restorative Justice. Akron, Pennsylvania: Mennonite Central Committee. 1997* Justice: Retribution or Restoration?. Peacework Magazine on the web, April 1999.
  • Restorative Justice: When Justice and Healing Go Together. Track Two. 6(3&4) 1997
  • „Restorative Justice Signposts: Victim Involvement“. OVA Newsletter, Mary Achilles, Victim Advocate, Vol. 4, Issue 1. 2000
  • „Family Group Conferences: A Challenge to Victim Offender Mediation?“. Victim Offenders Mediation Association Quarterly 7(1):4-8. 1996
  • „Justice Paradigm Shift? Values and Visions in the Reform Process.“ Mediation Quarterly 12(3):207-216. 1995
  • Changing Lenses: A New Focus for Crime and Justice.. Scottsdale, PA: Herald Press, 271p. 1990
  • „Justice: Stumbling Toward a Restorative Ideal.“. In: P. Arthur (ed.), Justice: The Restorative Vision. New Perspectives on Crime and Justice (Issue #7). Akron, PA: Mennonite Central Committee Office of Criminal Justice, pp. 1–15. 1989
  • „Retributive Justice, Restorative Justice.“. New Perspectives on Crime and Justice (Issue #4). Akron, PA: Mennonite Central Committee Office of Criminal Justice, September, 16p. 1985
  • „Mediating the Victim-Offender Conflict.“. New Perspectives on Crime and Justice (Issue #2). Akron, PA: Mennonite Central Committee Office of Criminal Justice, September, 30p. 1980
  • „Victim Offender Reconciliation: An Incarceration Substitute?“. Federal Probation 46(4):63-68. 1982
  • Doing Life: Reflections of Men and Women Serving Life Sentences.. Intercourse, PA: Good Books. 1998
  • „Justice that heals: The practice. Paper presented at the Making Crime Pay conference. Wellington, New Zealand, June 1994.“. Stimulus 2 (August): 69-74. 1994
  • Restorative Family Group Conferences: Differing Models and Guidelines for Practice. Federal Probation. 60(3): 24-29. 1996
  • „Restorative justice for crime victims: The promise and the challenge.“. In Restorative community justice: Repairing harm and transforming communities, ed. Gordon Bazemore and Mara Schiff, 87-99. With an introduction by Gordon Bazemore and Mara Schiff. Cincinnati, OH: Anderson Publishing Co. 2001
  • „Restorative Justice: The Concept.“. Corrections Today. 59(7):68-70. 1997
  • „Ways of knowing for a restorative worldview.“. Photocopied draft. 2000
  • Restorative justice sign posts.. Conciliation Quarterly 20 (3): 11. 2001
  • Journey to Belonging: Flight from shame. Reflections: A Journal of the Conflict Transformation Program 1: 6-9. 2002
  • Restoring Justice: Envisioning a Justice Process Focused on Healing – Not Punishment. The Other Side 33(5), Sept – Dec 1997. 1997
  • Restorative justice and substance abuse: The path ahead. In Bringing restorative justice to adolescent substance abuse, ed. Kathryn G. Herr. Special issue of Youth & Society 33 (December), 314-328. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications. 2001
  • Fundamental Concepts of Restorative Justice. Contemporary Justice Review. 1: 47-55. Reprinted in Restorative Justice. Declan Roche (2003), ed. pp. 73–81. The International Library of Essays in Law & Legal Theory, Second Series. Aldershot, Hants, England: Dartmouth/Ashgate. 1998
  • Victim offender conferencing in Pennsylvania’s juvenile justice system. Harrisonburg, PA: Eastern Mennonite University, Conflict Transformation Program. 1998
  • Restorative justice. Corrections Today. 59(7): 68-114 1997
  • Journey to belonging. Paper presented at the Fourth International Conference on Restorative Justice for Juveniles, October (Tübingen, Germany). 2000
  • Journey to Belonging. Paper presented at the Just Peace? Peace Making and Peace Building for the New Millennium conference, held in Auckland, New Zealand, April 24–28. Auckland, New Zealand: Massey University, School of Social and Cultural Studies, Centre for Justice and Peace Development. 2000
  • Paradigms of justice- old and new. In Spiritual roots of restorative justice: A collection of faith community perspectives, 37. Ontario, Canada: Ontario Multifaith Council on Spiritual & Religious Care. 2000
  • Journey to Belonging. In, Elmar G.M. Weitekamp and Han-Jurgen Kerner, Restorative Justice: Theoretical Foundations. Deon, UK: Willan Publishing. pp. 21–31. 2002
  • The Little Book of Restorative Justice. Intercourse, PA: Good Books. 2002
  • Re-Thinking Criminal Justice: Restorative Justice. Re-Thinking Criminal Justice. 1(May): 1-13. 1995
  • Restoring justice. In God and the victim: Theological reflections on evil, victimization, justice, and forgiveness, ed. Lisa Barnes Lampman and Michelle D. Shattuck, 131-159. Grand Rapids, MI: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company; and Neighbors Who Care: Washington, D.C. 1999
  • Rethinking God, Justice, and Treatment of Offenders. Journal of Offender Rehabilitation. 35(3/4): 259-285. 2002
  • Critical Issues in Restorative Justice: An Inadequate and Overlapping Outline. VOMA Connections 12 (Autumn). Downloaded June 22, 2004. 2002
  • Taking Victims and Their Advocates Seriously: A Listening Project. Harrisonburg,VA: Institute for Justice and Peacebuilding at Eastern Mennonite University.
  • Ways of Knowing for a Restorative Worldview. In, Elmar Weitekamp and Hans-Jurgen Kerner, eds. Restorative Justice in Context: International Practice and Directions.Devon, UK and Portland Oregon: Willan Publishing. pp. 257–271. 2003
  • Justice as Restoration, Justice as Respect. Justice Professional. 11: 71-87. 1998
  • Mediating the Victim-Offender Conflict. Mennonite Central Committee. Victim Offender Reconciliation Program. 1980
  • Critical Issues in Restorative Justice. Monsey, New York and Cullompton, Devon, UK: Criminal Justice Press and Willan Publishing. 2004
  • A Restorative Framework for Community Justice Practice. In, Kieran McEvoy and Tim Newburn,eds., Criminology, Conflict Resolution and Restorative Justice. Basingstoke, Hampshire, UK and New York, NY: Palgrave MacMillan. pp. 135–152. 2003
  • A call for thoughtful response: Conflict Transformation staff thoughts on trauma and healing. Harrisonburg, VA: Eastern Mennonite University, Conflict Transformation Program. 2001
  • Listening to Victims—A Critique of Restorative Justice Policy and Practice in the United States. Federal Probation. 68(1): 32-38. 2004
  • Family group conferences: A challenge to victim offender mediation?. Accord, a publication of Canadian Mennonite Central Committee. 1996
  • Transcending: Reflections of Crime Victims. Intercourse, PA: Good Books. 2001
  • The Meaning of Life: Working at the Healing Edge. Offender Program Report. 11:71-87. 1998
  • Justice Alternative: A Restorative Approach. The Corrections Psychologist. 30(1). 1998
  • Justice Alternatives: A Restorative Perspective. Imbizo. February. 1996
  • Restitution Reduces Recidivism. Crime and Justice Network Newsletter. Oct 1990 – Mar 1991. p7. Downloaded January 20, 2005. 1990
  • Evaluation and Restorative Justice Principles.. In Elizabeth Elliott and Robert M. Gordon, eds., New Directions in Restorative Justice: Issues, Practice, Evaluation. Cullompton, UK: Willan Publishing. pp. 296–303. 2005
  • The Little Book of Family Group Conferences: New Zealand style.. Intercourse, PA: Good Books. 2004
  • Restaurando relaciones: Una manera distanta de hacer justicia. San Salvador, El Salvador: Asociación Bienestar Yek Ineme 2001
  • The ideas of engagement and empowerment. in, Gerry Johnstone and Daniel W. Van Ness, eds., Handbook of Restorative Justice. Cullompton, Devon: Willan Publishing. pp. 41–58 2007
  • Avaliação e princípios da justiça restaurativa.. en, Catherin Slakmon, Maíra Rocha Machado and Pierpaolo Cruz Bottini (eds.), Novas Direções na Governança da Justiça e da Segurança (Brasília- D.F.: Ministry of Justice of Brazil, United Nations Development Programme – Brazil, and the School of Law of the Getulio Vargas Foundation – São Paulo). pp. 411– 417. 2006
  • Maneiras de conhecer para uma visão restaurativa de mundo.. en, Catherin Slakmon, Maíra Rocha Machado and Pierpaolo Cruz Bottini (eds.), Novas Direções na Governança da Justiça e da Segurança (Brasília- D.F.: Ministry of Justice of Brazil, United Nations Development Programme – Brazil, and the School of Law of the Getulio Vargas Foundation – São Paulo). pp. 419–432. 2006
  • El pequeño libro de la justicia restaurativa.. Intercourse, PA: Good Books. 2007
  • Why Can’t We Just Apologize?. The Crime Victims Report. 11(3):38. 2007

 

 

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