Source: (2000) VOMA Connections. Autumn 2000, number 7:9-10

As Christina Nehlin notes at the beginning of this article, victim-offender mediation can be introduced and practiced in a great many ways. The variations can be confusing to the point of appearing almost to be different things. Against this background, Nehlin offers a description of the particular development of victim-offender mediation (VOM) in Sweden. She summarizes the history of VOM in Sweden, an overview of the pilot VOM project that began in 1998 at the direction of the Swedish government, and results and conclusions from the trial project. At this point, she observes, VOM in Sweden is in its early stages and in process of further development.

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