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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.

Youth Justice and Restorative Justice in Norway
Youth justice and restorative justice in Norway

Ida Hydle, MD, is a senior researcher at the Norwegian Institute for Research on Child Development, Welfare, and Aging (NOVA) and professor at the Center for Peace Studies, University of Tromsø, Norway. Her contribution takes us through major historical developments in Norway, the country that is ranked as No. 1 on the United Nations Human Development Index.

At the request of the editors of this text, Hydle is translating the Konfliktrådet as the Conflict Council instead of the standard translation, Mediation Services. We prefer this translation to reflect the fact that increasingly the actual practice is based on dialogue and conferencing rather than negotiation between disputing parties, as the term mediation implies.

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