You will learn about:
- What restorative justice is and why it is such a significant development in recent criminal justice thought and practice
- How restorative justice emerged and spread around the world, and what the evidence is that it works
- The pioneering role New Zealand has played in incorporating restorative practices into its justice, welfare and education systems
- How restorative justice has grown from modest beginnings in the criminal justice sphere to become a global social movement for the creation of a more democratic, caring and peaceful society
This course is for anyone committed to a more just, compassionate and peaceful world. It will be of particular interest to justice professionals, educationists, social workers, community activists, conflict practitioners and policymakers.