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Words on words.

Source: (2013) Restorative Justice: An International Journal. 1(1):15-19.Restorative justice has been the general designator within the field. It appears in UN documents, in Council of Europe documents, and in articles and books. And the designa... READ MORE

Victim movements at a crossroad.

Source: (2010) Punishment & Society. 12(2):115-122.Victim movements are growing in most western countries. This is a natural consequence of modernity. Neighbourhoods are weakened, state control moves in and victims might feel they are left behind,... READ MORE

Conflicts as Property

Source: (1977) British Journal of Criminology. 17: 1-15. Reprinted in Restorative Justice. Declan Roche (2003), ed. Pp. 37-51. The International Library of Essays in Law & Legal Theory, Second Series. Aldershot, Hants, England: Dartmouth/Ashgate.C... READ MORE

A Suitable Amount of Crime

Source: (2004) London: Routledge.Often when we use the term 'crime' we speak as if it were an absolute, unambiguous concept or reality. Crime, however, is not an absolutely fixed concept. Acts which are considered criminal vary across time and acr... READ MORE

Limits to Pain

Source: (1981) Universitetet I Oslo. Down loaded 19 May 03.A member of the law faculty at the University of Oslo, Nils Christie wrote this little book on pain, which was published in 1981. More specifically, he reflected on pain with respect to th... READ MORE

Conflicts as Property

Source: (1998) Ch. 7.1. In Andrew von Hirsch and Andrew Ashworth, eds., Principled Sentencing. Readings on Theory and Policy. Oxford: Hart Publishing. 312-316. Excerpted and reprinted from Nils Christie (1977), "Conflicts as Property", British Jo... READ MORE