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Restorative Justice Today: Applications of Restorative Interventions takes a hard look at the issues and concepts surrounding restorative justice and current restorative practices used in a broad range of areas today. In a time when the cost of prisons and jails is on the rise resulting in more offenders being kept out of the community, this timely and contemporary book exposes readers to a range of restorative practices that can be implemented. The authors, renowned experts in the area of restorative justice, provide information not found in other restorative justice texts.

Restorative Justice for Juvenile Delinquents in Hong Kong and China1
Restorative justice for juvenile delinquents in Hong Kong and China

This chapter is written by Dennis Wong, associate professor, Department of Applied Social Studies, at the City University of Hong Kong. Wong is the foremost restorative justice organizer in Hong Kong. In the following paper he describes the use of restorative strategies to help children deal with conflict and bullying in the Hong Kong school system. Dennis Wong has done a great deal of advocacy work in the area of juvenile justice reform as well. He teaches restorative strategies he learned in trainings in the United States and adapted to workshops for individuals working in the school system in Hong Kong. Note the Chinese cultural values ...

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