Source: (2003) Paper presented at the 6th International Conference On Restorative Justice. Vanucouver, British Columbia. June 1-4, 2003. Downloaded 17 September 2003.
This paper looks at restorative justice practice in Soweto South Africa. It describes
the authorâ€™s experience with modifying and combining current restorative justice and
conflict resolution processes to respond to local cultural and social needs, in a context
of a society in transition from apartheid rule to democracy and a human rights culture.
It identifies dilemmas of practice for the restorative justice practitioner working in this
context, and an approach to practice that presents challenges to conventional thinking,
given the need to deal with the dynamics as they currently exist in the townships of
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