Source: (2006) Restorative Practices E-Forum. June 8, 2006.
On June 16, 2006, John Braithwaite will be one of two social scientists awarded the first Stockholm Prize in Criminology from the Swedish Ministry of Justice for â€œoutstanding achievements in criminological research or for the application of research results by practitioners for the reduction of crime and the advancement of human rights.â€ Braithwaite is founder and head of the Regulatory Institutions Network (RegNet) at the Research School for Social Sciences at the Australian National University (ANU) in Canberra and has been a major force in the restorative justice movement. (Co-winner of the prize is Friedrich LÃ¶sel, professor at the Institute of Criminology at the University of Cambridge, England, a leader in crime prevention research.) (excerpt)
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