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By Johannes Wheeldon

The protests that experience sparked a generational revolution in Tunisia and Egypt have unfold all over and renewed previous efforts to interchange authoritarian regimes with democratic associations within the center East and North Africa (MENA). This e-book argues a principal element of democratization contains reforming the justice process. targeting probation, it proposes a three-tier version to appreciate efforts to reform penal practices, strengthen community-based choices to punishments, and advertise the larger participation of society. by way of leveraging the adventure of justice reform within the Former Soviet Union (FSU), together with Russia, Estonia, Lithuania, Ukraine, Czech Republic, and in particular Latvia, this ebook offers improvement initiatives themselves as imperative websites of deliberation and debate. The ebook is predicated partly on interviews with united kingdom, US, and Canadian students concerned with justice reform initiatives in either the FSU and MENA. even if severe in its view of the legislation and fiscal improvement types of the previous, this publication argues justice reform initiatives provide a method to version the values that function the cornerstone of all democratic practices.

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