Compassionate Comprehension


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Further Resources



  • Boyes-Watson, C. (2008). Peacemaking Circles and Urban Youth. St. Paul, MN: Living Justice Press.
  • Braithwaite, J. (2002). Restorative Justice and Responsive Regulation. New York: Oxford University Press.
  • Claassen, R., & Claassen, R. (2008). Discipline that Restores: Strategies to create respect, cooperation, and responsibility, in the classroom. South Carolina: BookSurge Publishing.
  • Costello, B., Wachtel, J., & Watchtel, T. (2009). The Restorative Practices Handbook for teachers, disciplinarians, and administrators. Canada: International Institute for Restorative Practices.
  • Liebmann, M. (2007). Restorative Justice: how it Works. London and Philadelphia: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.
  • Pranis, K. (2005). The Little Book of Circle Processes: A New/Old Approach to Peacemaking.
  • Intercourse, Pennsylvania: Good Books.
  • Pranis, K., Barry, S., and Wedge, M. (2003). Peacemaking Circles. St. Paul, MN: Living Justice Press.
  • Riestenberg, N. (2012). Circle in the Square: Building Community and Repairing Harm in School. Living Justice Press.
  • Stutzman Amstutz, L (2005). The Little Book of Restorative Discipline for Schools: Teaching Responsibility; Creating Caring Climates. Intercourse, Pennsylvania: Good Books.
  • Thorsborne, M., & Blood, P. (2013). Implementing Restorative Practices in Schools: A practical guide to transforming school communities. London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.
  • Watchtel, T., Mirsky, L. (2008). Safer Saner Schools: Restorative Practices in Education, Restoring a culture of community in learning environments. Canada: International Institute for Restorative Practices.
  • Watchtel, T., O'Connell, T., &Watchtel, B. (2010). Restorative Justice Conferencing: Real Justice & The Conference Handbook. PA: The Piper's Press.
  • Winslade, J., & Monk, G. (2006). Narrative Counseling in Schools: Powerful & Brief. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press.
  • Zehr, H. (2002). The Little Book of Restorative Justice. Intercourse, PA: Good Books.