Youth offending and restorative justice: implementing reform in youth justice
This book explores the implications of recent changes made to the youth justice system in England and Wales. It focuses on the introduction of elements of restorative justice into the heart of the criminal justice system, and the implementation of referral orders and youth offender panels to explore wider issues about youth justice policy and the integration of restorative justice principles.It draws upon the findings of an in-depth study of the pilots established prior to the national roll-out of referral orders in April 2002.Essential reading for anyone with an interest in youth justice, the criminal justice system and restorative justice.
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The origins and development of youth justice
practices and ideals
Implementing restorative justice initiatives
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