The beauty of restorative justice as you will see in this section is its flexibility. Once advocates have mastered the basic principles—RJ after all is a new way of thinking about wrongdoing and victimization—they can promote and design innovative programming for use in a wide range of situations. Chapter 5 by Lorenn Walker shows an adaptation of restorative principles for healing work with crime victims in cases where the offender may not have been caught or identified. Chapters 6 and 7 by Margaret Thorsborne of Australia and Dennis Wong of Hong Kong, respectively, discuss anti-bullying programming in the school systems where they live. Both writers are pioneers who have done much to advance the cause of ...
Prevention Programs and Community Practice
Prevention programs and community practice