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Staging restorative justice encounters against a criminal justice backdrop: A dramaturgical analysis.

Dignan, James
June 4, 2015

Source: (2007) Criminology and Criminal Justice. 7(1):5-32.

Drawing from an ongoing evaluation of three major restorative
justice schemes in England and Wales, the article employs a
dramaturgical perspective to examine a number of process issues that arise when restorative justice processes are deployed within a criminal justice context. They include the rôle and identity of restorative justice facilitators, the locations for restorative justice encounters and associated matters relating to the values of privacy, openness and accountability. (authors’ abstract)


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