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n Acta Juridica - Tapping indigenous knowledge : traditional conflict resolution, restorative justice and the denunciation of crime in South Africa : Part III - retribution and restoration in critical perspective

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Abstract

South Africa is viewed as being a country that understands and engages with restorative justice. Indeed, South Africa's indigenous knowledge base of traditional justice practice is an enormous advantage in explaining restorative justice in South Africa, and a description of the principles of restorative justice to audiences in South Africa is generally met with a nodding of heads confirming that the concepts are familiar. Modern restorative justice and indigenous justice practices share many similarities, and those are discussed in this article, as well as certain differences. Despite this positive foundation, restorative justice has not really taken root in the criminal justice system in South Africa.

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2016-12-03
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