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Published by Maklu, International Specialized Book Services [distributor] in Antwerpen, Portland, OR .
Written in English


  • Restorative justice,
  • Management,
  • Natural resources,
  • Social conflict,
  • Dispute resolution (Law),
  • Law and legislation

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 198-211).

StatementKekong Bisong
LC ClassificationsKTA3950 .B57 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 212 p. ;
Number of Pages212
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24901752M
ISBN 109046602567
ISBN 109789046602560
LC Control Number2009281639

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General introduction --Restorative justice as a paradigm shift --Historicity of Niger Delta conflict --Natural resources and conflicts --Managing the Niger Delta conflicts --Justice and post-conflict Niger Delta. Source: () Antwerpen: book seeks to complement the available conflict resolution mechanisms for a stable Niger Delta region. It examines restorative justice as an emerging conflict prevention, management and resolution mechanism tha. The book examines restorative justice in its various dimensions from criminal law through legal anthropology. It focuses on both the remote and proximate causes of the Niger Delta conflicts. A central thesis is maintained that environmental conflict in Nigeria and recent disturbances in the region are the outcome of desperate attitudes on the part of the marginalized, due to .   In applying restorative justice to the Niger Delta, we must bear in mind that restorative justice is a process, a philosophy, a set of principles, a set of core values that leads to a restorative outcome.

Book Reviews A book review on. Kimberly A. Bender School of Criminal Justice, Baker Hall, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, – Phone: () Restorative Justice for Niger Delta. Kekong Bisong. Antwerpenm, Belgium: Maklu Publishers ISBN: –90–––0. Renowned social critic, the Reverend Father Matthew Kukah has recommended the adoption of what he called restorative justice as a panacea towards finding lasting solution to the Niger Delta. Restorative Justice Today: Applications of Restorative Interventions takes a hard look at the issues and concepts surrounding restorative justice and current restorative practices used in a broad range of areas today. In a time when the cost of prisons and jails is on the rise resulting in more offenders being kept out of the community, this timely and contemporary book exposes /5(9). Nigeria and the conflict in the Niger Delta pitting the government and oil companies against justice and environmental groups. Using the nonkilling political analytical tool, they critically examine the relationship between oil, politics, and the killing be-haviours of state and non-state actors in the region. Allen and Okeke-Uzodike argueFile Size: 1MB.

Books shelved as restorative-justice: Little Book of Restorative Justice: A Bestselling Book By One Of The Founders Of The Movement by Howard Zehr, The 5 Missing: Niger Delta. they will likely seek restorative and/or retributive justice, (Malan James, ). This is not far from the situation of the people of the Niger Delta Region where they have been neglected, deprived, marginalized as the region remain underdeveloped for more than five decades as their God given wealth is unequally and inequitably distributed. The recognition of restorative justice and the acknowledgement of accountability and reconciliation as an essential component of peace building and conflict prevention efforts in Nigeria give rise to the need to develop a comprehensive policy on transitional justice and a plan of action to give direction to the implementation of these efforts. Restorative justice, introduced in the United States in the s, is defined as a change in the approach of the criminal justice system. This moves the focus from the traditional methods of retribution and rehabilitation to the role of the victim and offender working together collaboratively to repair the harm caused by a g: Niger Delta.