Restoring Community

Susan Miller, professor of sociology and criminal justice at the University of Delaware, has received the Outstanding Book Award from the American Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences for her 2011 book, After the Crime: The Power of Restorative Justice Dialogues Between Victims and Violent Offenders.

Martin Wright reviewed the book last summer at Restorative Justice Online writing:

"Violence, rape, murder and other abusive crimes:  not usually pleasant subjects to read about, yet Susan Miller's book left this reader with a positive feeling.  This is largely due to Miller herself, who presents the information in a straightforward, sympathetic but non-judgemental way ..."

Read the rest of that review here.

Find the book at Amazon.com, where you can also look inside to take a peek at some sections. It is also available directly from the publisher NYU Press in paperback.