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A story of the emergence of restorative practice in schools in Australia and New Zealand: Reflect, repair, reconnect.

Thorsborne, Margaret
June 4, 2015

Source: (2013) in, Katherine S. van Wormer and Lorenn Walkers, eds, Restorative Justice Today: Practical Applications. Los Angeles: Sage. PP. 43-51.

Margaret Thorsborne is a pioneering RJ school specialist who has practiced in the field for over 20 years. In this autobiographical and historical sketch, she discusses initiatives from Australia and other countries where bullying and other misbehavior of youth is dealth wiht restoratively. She also describes projects from the UK, New Zealand, and Canada. (editor’s description)


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