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Prisons and restorative justice

Van Ness, Daniel W
June 4, 2015

Source: (2007) in, Gerry Johnstone and Daniel W. Van Ness, eds., Handbook of Restorative Justice. Cullompton, Devon: Willan Publishing. pp. 312-324

“This chapter will consider why attention is being given to restorative justice in prisons, categorize these attempts based on their state objectives and consider issues relating to the implementation of restorative justice programmes in a captive environment.” (excerpt)


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