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Challenges and constraints confront restorative justice programs in the United Kingdom

Webster, Ken
June 4, 2015

Source: (2002) Crime Victims Report 5 (January/February): 83, 84, 93.

Webster, a retired police office in the United Kingdom, including service in the Thames Valley Police, scrutinizes factors that challenge and constrain restorative justice programs in the United Kingdom. He recounts the beginnings and development of restorative ideas and practices in policing in the Thames Valley, then identifies particular challenges and constraints. These include issues relating to restorative justice in policing, evaluation of restorative justice programs, and the presentation of restorative justice to the public.


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