Source: (2006) In, Dennis Sullivan and Larry Tifft editors, "Handbook of Restorative Justice" A Global Perspective. London and New York: Routledge. Taylor & Francis Group pp. 555-565

This chapter explores the meaning of the term ‘transformative justice’, paying particular attention to questions about the connections between transformative justice and restorative justice. It explores various views on the issue of whether these two terms should be regarded as distinct, closely intertwined, or otherwise related. Several important issues complicate this task. (excerpt)