Restorative practice in the aftermath of serious crime: examination of the evidence and identification of learning for practice

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Abstract

Restorative justice is the "process that seeks primarily to address or repair the harm caused by an offence". The primary aim of which is "to enable people to express their feelings in a safe and constructive way, and to ensure that people take moral responsibility for their part in what happened".
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages21
Publication statusPublished - 8 Feb 2014
EventExploring Restorative Justice for Victims of Serious Crime - Centre for Youth & Criminal Justice, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, United Kingdom
Duration: 10 Feb 2014 → …

Conference

ConferenceExploring Restorative Justice for Victims of Serious Crime
CountryUnited Kingdom
CityGlasgow
Period10/02/14 → …

Keywords

  • restorative practice
  • serious crime
  • restorative encounters
  • Victim & Witnesses (Scotland) Bill
  • trauma

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Lightowler, C. (2014). Restorative practice in the aftermath of serious crime: examination of the evidence and identification of learning for practice . Exploring Restorative Justice for Victims of Serious Crime, Glasgow, United Kingdom.