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Eggleston, C. (1999) “Restorative justice efforts in correctional education. Special Issue”

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Journal of Correctional Education, 50, 2, 38-71.

The 6 articles in this special issue of the journal explore applications of restorative justice in correctional education. Editor Carolyn Eggleston offers an introduction. Ira Brand describes a day in the life of a prison teacher. Sam Halstead outlines the principles of restorative justice for use in correctional and alternative educational settings. Bill Bays describes a model for restorative justice programs in a vocational class. Torfinn Langelid discusses the Import Model, established 30 years ago in Norway. William R. Muth examines 2 community-based and 3 institution-based programs managed by the U.S. Bureau of Prisons. Lorraine Stutzman-Amstutz reviews some of the issues associated with developing Offender-Victim Reconciliation Programs.

Source: Vanspauwen, K., Robert, L., Aertsen, I., Parmentier, S. (2003), Restorative Justice and Restorative Detention. A selected and annotated bibliography. Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Faculteit Rechtsgeleerdheid, Onderzoeksgroep Penologie en Victimologie.

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