"...an excellent resource... manages to capture the essence of the many contested areas within RJ (restorative justice." -- Anna M. Eriksson, British Journal of Criminology
"All who are interested, who seek understanding of...restorative justice, must read and own this book. Get it now." -- Dan Okada, Critical Criminology, vol. 13, #2
"a book to be savored. Each chapter provides a thoughtful and thought-provoking glimpse into critical challenges facing restorative justice." -- Daniel Van Ness, Director, PFI Center for Justice and Reconciliation
"raises the most important questions in restorative justice today...assembles an impressive array of scholars and practitioners to answer them." -- Prof. David Karp, Skidmore College
About the Author
Barb Toews is a restorative justice practitioner, trainer and mediator, who was the founding director of a VORP in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. She currently facilitates restorative justice programs in prisons through the Pennsylvania Prison Society, and she holds a masters degree in Conflict Transformation from EMU.