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Your story and theirs: The Youth Justice Group Conference Program.

Hooper, Christopher
June 4, 2015

Source: (2013) Monash University Law Review. 39(2):541-567.)

This article provides a small-scale empirical study which interrogates
the restorative justice dialogue underpinning the Youth Justice Group
Conferencing Program (YJGCP) in Victoria. Personal refl ections
collected from interviews suggest that participants in the YJGCP should
be provided with information giving them a realistic understanding of the
outcomes which restorative processes might deliver. The article argues
that the YJGCP would be well served by a common narrative that is
comprehensively understood by all service-providers and stakeholders
to ensure that participants are given a meaningful understanding of the
program, its goals and likely outcomes.


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