Book and Video Reviews

Book review: Rights & Restoration within Youth Justice

From the review by Juhah Oudshoorn: If policymakers have the objective of bettering justice responses for young people, then Theo Gavrielides‟ (2012) edited volume, Rights & Restoration within Youth Justice is a must read. It makes an importa... Read More

Book Review: Changing paradigms: punishment and restorative discipline.

Source: (2008) Restorative Justice Online. July 2008 Edition.This book, reviewed by Martin Wright, explores traditional justifications for punishment in criminal justice, the family and education. He argues that restorative justice offers signific... Read More

Video Review: The Meaning of Life

Source: (2008) Dir. Hugh Brody. Prod. in collaboration with the University of the Fraser Valley.The inmates at Canada's minimum-security prison Kwikwexwelhp are part of a program modeled on Aboriginal spirituality practices of healing a person's s... Read More

Book Review: Criminal Punishment and Restorative Justice

Source: (2007) Restorative Justice Online April 2007 Edition.In criminal justice debates, punishment is often defended as an end in itself. Eric Assur reviews a book that explores the need to move beyond punishment to a restorative focus. Read More

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