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Restorative justice for victims: inherent limits? (2017)
Journal Article
Johnstone, G. (2017). Restorative justice for victims: inherent limits?. Restorative justice, 5(3), (382-395). doi:10.1080/20504721.2017.1390999. ISSN 2050-4721

Campaigners for restorative justice suggest that we should deal with criminal behaviour by encouraging those responsible to repair the harm they have caused and that those who cause and suffer harm should be at the centre of deliberation and decision... Read More

Reshaping the field: building restorative capital (2014)
Journal Article
Green, S., Johnstone, G., & Lambert, C. (2014). Reshaping the field: building restorative capital. Restorative justice, 2(1), 43-63. https://doi.org/10.5235/20504721.2.1.43

Restorative justice is best known as an alternative approach for dealing with crime and wrongdoing. Yet as the restorative movement has grown it is increasingly being deployed in different arenas. Based on a two-year study funded by the UK National L... Read More

Restorative justice: ideas, values, debates (2011)
Book
Johnstone, G. (2011). Restorative justice: ideas, values, debates. (2nd). Routledge

Restorative justice is one of the most talked about developments in the field of crime and justice. Its advocates and practitioners argue that state punishment, society's customary response to crime, neither meets the needs of crime victims nor preve... Read More

Building restorative relationships for the workplace (2011)
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Lambert, C., Johnstone, G., Green, S., & Shipley, R. (2011). Building restorative relationships for the workplace

A 2011 major piece of research into building restorative workplaces by the Goodwin Development Trust found that implementing restorative justice helped managers to share the pressure of decision-making, hold their team more accountable and develop be... Read More

Law and crime (2010)
Book
(2010). Law and crime. Sage

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The agendas of the restorative justice movement (2008)
Book
Johnstone, G. (2008). The agendas of the restorative justice movement. Restorative Justice: from Theory to Practice; Sociology of Crime Law and Deviance, 59-79. The University of Hull. doi:10.1016/S1521-6136(08)00403-X

This chapter examines how the aspirations of the restorative justice movement are broader than tends to be acknowledged in debates about the virtues and vices of restorative justice. It suggests that, along with trying to change the social response t... Read More

What harm, whose justice: excavating the restorative movement
Journal Article
Johnstone, G., Green, S., & Lambert, C. What harm, whose justice: excavating the restorative movement. Contemporary Justice Review, (0-0). doi:10.1080/10282580.2013.857071. ISSN 1028-2580

The city of Hull in the northeast of England gave itself the ambitious task of becoming the world's first restorative city. The aim of this strategy was to create a more socially and emotionally confident youth population which in turn would encourag... Read More