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Restorative Justice in Papua New Guinea: A Collaborative Effort

Zarriga, Ruby
June 4, 2015

Source: (2003) In, Sinclair Dinnen, Anita Jowitt, and Tess Newton Cain, eds., A Kind of Mending: Restorative Justice in the Pacific Islands. Canberra, ACT: Pandanus Books. Pp. 115-122.

Zarriga discusses the link between community development and restorative justice. Important common elements between the two include: (1) self-determination; (2) fitting the community pace; (3) participation; (4) starting where people are; (5) training local leadership. Zarriga also provides examples of conflict resolution.


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