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06 June 2008


Essentials of Restorative Justice - preview
The Pocket Guide to Restorative Justice by Pete Wallis and Barbara Tudor
  • Jessica Kingsley Publishers
  • ISBN 978 1 84310 629 6
  • £10
  • 99

  • This won't quite go in a small pocket but it is pretty essential for the briefcase if you have any dealings with youth justice, prison work, care homes or schools
  • But only, the authors are adamant to point out, after you have received training in this new form of healing the harm caused by crime

  • Restorative Justice (RJ) may be approaching its time, but it is still misunderstood
  • Pioneers of this idea have been working diligently to promote it, often in the teeth of opposition
  • Its simple idea, however, is more acceptable than many people imagine
  • 'It is amazing how many people are willing to contemplate meeting their offender and how many offenders are keen to make amends', say the authors
  • 'Seasoned practitioners who have many years of working in caring roles will often say that their experience of a particular restorative meeting shines out as the most meaningful and remarkable encounter in their careers
  • '

    Judy Kirby

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