Source: (2001) Probation Journal. 48: 295-296

This Home Office report provides an international review of the position and use of restorative justice, in order to inform policy development in England and Wales. The review examines restorative justice programmes across twelve European jurisdictions, together with summaries of programmes in Australia, the United States, Canada and New Zealand. The latter are broad summaries as a result of the time constraints on the author, and the large range of programmes on offer. (excerpt)