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Restorative justice in the aftermath of politically-motivated violence: the Basque experience (2019)
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Zernova, M. (in press). Restorative justice in the aftermath of politically-motivated violence: the Basque experience. Critical studies on terrorism, https://doi.org/10.1080/17539153.2019.1595922

An emerging body of literature discusses how restorative justice can contribute to the response to terrorism. This paper expresses concerns about the uncritical acceptance of many orthodox assumptions about terrorism inherent in the search for a ‘re... Read More

Restorative justice in the Basque peace process: some experiments and their lessons (2017)
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Zernova, M. (2017). Restorative justice in the Basque peace process: some experiments and their lessons. Contemporary Justice Review, 20(3), 363-391. doi:10.1080/10282580.2017.1348899

This paper contributes to the literature that analyses application of restorative justice in transitional societies. It examines recent attempts to employ restorative justice in the Basque peace process following ETA’s ceasefire. Using the Basque exp... Read More

Coping with the failure of the police in post-Soviet Russia: findings from one empirical study (2012)
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Zernova, M. (2012). Coping with the failure of the police in post-Soviet Russia: findings from one empirical study. Police Practice and Research, 13(6), (474-486). doi:10.1080/15614263.2011.616141. ISSN 1561-4263

This paper discusses various adaptations and strategies developed by post-Soviet Russians in response to the failure of the police. It does so based on findings derived from an empirical study carried out by the author. A number of survival technique... Read More

The public image of the contemporary Russian police : impact of personal experiences of policing, wider social implications and the potential for change (2012)
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Zernova, M. (2012). The public image of the contemporary Russian police : impact of personal experiences of policing, wider social implications and the potential for change. Policing: An International Journal of Police Strategies and Management, 35(2), (216-230). doi:10.1108/13639511211229969. ISSN 1363-951X

Purpose – The paper aims to discuss the perception of the police by members of the public in post‐Soviet Russia following their personal experiences of policing, identify broader social implications of the contemporary public image of the Russian po... Read More

Integrating the restorative and rehabilitative models: lessons from one family group conferencing project (2009)
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Zernova, M. (2009). Integrating the restorative and rehabilitative models: lessons from one family group conferencing project. Contemporary Justice Review, 12(1), (59-75). doi:10.1080/10282580802681758. ISSN 1028-2580

The article will examine the relationship between restorative justice and offender rehabilitation on the basis of the evidence collected in the course of an empirical study. The study was conducted in a family group conferencing project which aspired... Read More

Aspirations of restorative justice proponents and experiences of participants in family group conferences (2006)
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Zernova, M. (2007). Aspirations of restorative justice proponents and experiences of participants in family group conferences. The British journal of criminology, 47(3), (491-509). doi:10.1093/bjc/azl063. ISSN 0007-0955

This article will examine some key aspirations of restorative justice advocates. It will do so on the basis of the evidence collected in the course of an empirical study conducted in one family group conferencing project. The article will demonstrate... Read More

Russian police and transition to democracy : lessons from one empirical study
Journal Article
Zernova, M. Russian police and transition to democracy : lessons from one empirical study

The paper discusses public experiences of policing in today’s Russia, public attitudes towards police resulting from such experiences and wider social implications of those attitudes. At the basis of the discussion is an empirical study which has bee... Read More