Source: (2010) Bristol: The Policy Press.

Restorative justice and restorative approaches are becoming increasingly valued as a way of responding to a wide range of conflicts, including problem and offending behaviours. The growth in the use of restorative justice and restorative approaches has been described as a "global social movement" that sets out to repair harm, reduce conflict and harmonise civil society. This report takes a close look at the implementation of a restorative justice approach in the challenging environment of children's residential care homes. It will appeal wto people who are interested in the use of restorative justice, particularly its use with children and young people, as well as those interested in problem and offending behaviours in relation to children in care.