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Free Resources
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        • Van Ness, D. W., & Strong, K. H. (2015). Restoring justice: An introduction to restorative justice5th ed. Waltham, MA: Anderson Publishing. 
        • Wachtel, T. (2013)Dreaming of a new reality: How restorative practices reduce crime and violence, improve relationships and strengthen civil societyBethlehem, PA: The Piper’s Press. 
Free Resources 
        • Daly, Kathleen (2000).Sexual assault and restorative justice.Restorative Justice and Family Violence Conference: Australian National University. 
        • Mercer, V., Sten Madsen, K., Keenan, M. & Zinsstag, E. (2015)Doing restorative justice in cases of sexual violence: A practice guideLeuven: Leuven Institute of Criminology. 
        • Sherman, L. W., & Strang, H. (2007). Restorative justice: The evidence (pp.62-78)London, England: Smith Institute. 
        • Zinsstag, E., Teunkens, M. & Pali, B. (2011)Conferencing: a way forward for restorative justice in Europe?Report to the European CommissionLeuven: European Forum for Restorative Justice.   
Paid Resources 
        • Wojtas, N. & Keenan, M. (2016).  Is restorative justice for sexual crime compatible with various criminal justice systems? Contemporary Justice Review19(1), p. 43-68.  
  • Casey, M., Curry, W., Burton, A., & Gribben, K. (2014)A Necessary Discovery: Why the Theory is ImportantIn V. Kelly & M. Thorsborne, The Psychology of Emotion in Restorative PracticesLondon: Jessica Kingsley Publishers. 
  • Kim, W. C. and Mauborgne, R. (1997)Fair process: Managing in the knowledge economy.  Harvard Business Review, 75, 4. pp. 65-75. 
  • Rosenberg, M. (2003). Nonviolent communication: A language if life (2nd ed.)Encinitas CA: Puddledancer Press.  
  • Rosenberg, M. (2005). The surprising purpose of anger 
  • Wachtel, T. (2016)Defining restorativeBethlehem, PA: International Institute for Restorative Practices. 
  • resource by Living Justice Press on the circle process, its contents as well as types of circles. Kay Pranis, a key contributor to the modern-day development of circles is Chair of Living Justice Press.  
  • The International Institute for Restorative Practice’s resource on what circle processes are.  
  • CSJ’s report (Perspectives of Justice: Restorative Justice and Child Sexual Abuse in India, 2018page 48-49which talks about circles and the types of circles including Circles for Change, Healing Circles, Sentencing Circles, Reintegration Circles/Circles of Support and Accountability.  


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The Four Circles of Hollow Water

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