Mind the gap: restorative justice in theory and practice

  title={Mind the gap: restorative justice in theory and practice},
  author={Kathleen Daly},
Kathleen Daly School of Criminology and Criminal Justice Mt Gravatt Campus Griffith University Queensland 4111 Australia +61 7 3875-5625 (campus office); 3875-5608 (campus fax) 3216-1630 (home office) k.daly@mailbox.gu.edu.au Revised from paper presented to Cambridge Seminar on Restorative Justice, Cambridge and Toronto, 2000-01. To appear in Andrew von Hirsch, Julian Roberts, Anthony E. Bottoms, Kent Roach, and Mara Schiff (eds.) 
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