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By Johannes Wheeldon

The protests that experience sparked a generational revolution in Tunisia and Egypt have unfold in all places and renewed earlier efforts to interchange authoritarian regimes with democratic associations within the center East and North Africa (MENA). This publication argues a significant element of democratization comprises reforming the justice approach. concentrating on probation, it proposes a three-tier version to appreciate efforts to reform penal practices, boost community-based choices to punishments, and advertise the larger participation of society. by means of leveraging the event of justice reform within the Former Soviet Union (FSU), together with Russia, Estonia, Lithuania, Ukraine, Czech Republic, and particularly Latvia, this booklet offers improvement tasks themselves as crucial websites of deliberation and debate. The booklet is predicated partly on interviews with united kingdom, US, and Canadian students excited by justice reform initiatives in either the FSU and MENA. even though serious in its view of the legislation and fiscal improvement types of the prior, this ebook argues justice reform tasks provide a method to version the values that function the cornerstone of all democratic practices.

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