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The right to dignity and restorative justice in schools

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dc.contributor.author Reyneke, M
dc.date.accessioned 2012-09-03T07:44:25Z
dc.date.available 2012-09-03T07:44:25Z
dc.date.issued 2011
dc.identifier.citation Reyneke, M. 2011. The right to dignity and restorative justice in schools. Potchefstroom electronic law journal (PELJ) = Potchefstroomse elektroniese regsblad (PER), 14(6):129-171 [http://www.nwu.ac.za/p-per/index.html] en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1727-3781
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10394/7186
dc.description.abstract A retributive and punitive approach is normally adopted in dealing with misbehaviour in South African schools. Despite the legal abolition of corporal punishment, more than 50 percent of schools still administer it. Other forms of punishment generally applied are also punitive in nature. The right to dignity of all of the parties affected by misbehaviour in schools is considered in this analysis. The possibility of adopting restorative justice as an alternative disciplinary approach is examined as a way of protecting, promoting and restoring the dignity of the victims of such misbehaviour. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.subject Restorative justice en_US
dc.subject Education law en_US
dc.subject Right to dignity en_US
dc.title The right to dignity and restorative justice in schools en_US
dc.type Article en_US


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