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The other victims: the families of those punished by the state

Brink, Judith
June 4, 2015

Source: (2006) In, Dennis Sullivan and Larry Tifft editors, “Handbook of Restorative Justice” A Global Perspective. London and New York: Routledge. Taylor & Francis Group pp.261-268

Since then I have met many other incarcerated people and their loved ones. In hearing their stories I have concluded that the families and other loved ones of incarcerated men and women are not only other victims of the crime but are also victims of punishment violence. And I would suggest that children are the primary victims. It is the purpose of this article to share some of the experiences which led me to these conclusions. (excerpt)


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