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“Evaluating Family Group Conferences.”

Moore, David B
June 4, 2015

Source: (1994) In: D. Biles and S. McKillop (eds.), Criminal Justice Planning and Coordination. Conference Proceedings No. 24, Canberra, AUS: Australian Institute of Criminology.

This paper proposes that the affect theory of Silvan Tomkins best accounts for the dynamics observed in community conferences, and thus also provides a psychological counterpart to Braithwaite’s essentially sociological theory of reintegrative shaming. Brief examples are provided from the evaluation then in progress for the Australian Criminology Research Council.


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