Over the last 20 years, there's been a prolific rise in the number of publications
on restorative justice principles and practice. We highlight a few here which
may be of interest.
- Changing Lenses, Howard Zehr (1990/2005). A pioneer text laying out the
theoretical framework of restorative justice.
- Between Vengeance and Forgiveness, Martha Minow (1998). A text that explores
the potential of alternative justice in situations of mass violence.
- The Little Book of Restorative Justice, Howard Zehr (2004). A slim volume
explaining restorative justice in simple terms.
- The Little Book of Family Group Conferences New Zealand
Style, Allan MacRae.
A brief explanation of a restorative justice process that has become the first
line of crime response for young people in New Zealand.
- The Little Book of Restorative Discipline for Schools, Lorraine Stutzman
Amstutz, Judy H. Mullet (2005). A brief text outlining how restorative justice
can be applied in a school setting.
- The Expanding Prison, David Cayley (1998). An exploration of the "crisis" in
crime and punishment methods in the West and a proposal of alternatives to imprisonment.
- Restorative Justice, Susan Sharpe (1998). An excellent manual linking principles