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Restorative Justice for Survivors of Sexual Abuse

Angela Marinari


This book explores survivors’ experiences of sexual abuse, and their reflections on the sense of justice they feel, in order to inform the design of a programme of restorative justice services. By asking – does it have to be with the abuser? - this empirical research examines whether survivors of sexual abuse may wish to have a restorative justice process with those who cause them harm, other than their abusers – that is, with those who enable their abuse or the impact of it. This is an interpretive phenomenological analysis (IPA), and extensive quotes from survivors are presented within the t ... More

Keywords: restorativejustice, sexualabuse, sexualviolence, survivor, justice, healing, interpretativephenomenologicalanalysis, ipa, bestpractice, livedexperience

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9781447357933
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: May 2021 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781447357933.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Angela Marinari, author