Source: (2003) In Carol Prager and Trudy Govier, eds., Dilemmas of Reconciliation. Waterloo, ON: Wilfrid Laurier University Press. Pp. 111-135.

The purpose of this paper is to look at what our society calls crime, define a way to respond to it that provides opportunities for reconciliation between victim and offender, examine the mechanisms of reconciliation, and identify ways in which the justice process can support and enhance the potential for reconciliation. (excerpt)