Media Resources

For resources in French, visit our French website.

Scholarly Sources

  • Strang, H., Sherman, L., Angel, C.M., Woods, D.J., Bennett, S., Newbury-Birch et Inkpen, N., (2006), Victim Evaluations of Face-to-Face Restorative Justice Conferences: A Quasi-Experimental Analysis, Journal of Social Issues, 62-2, pp. 28-306
  • Umbreit, M., Vos, B., Coates, R.B., Armour, M.P., (2006), Victims of severe violence in mediated dialogue with offender: the impact of the first multi-site study in the U.S., International Review of Victimology, 13, pp. 27- 48
  • Umbreit, M., (1997), Humanistic Mediation: a Transformative Journey of Peacemaking, Mediation Quaterly, 14-3, pp. 201-213
  • Wemmers, J.A. & Van Camp, T. (2011). The Offer of Restorative Justice to Victims of Violent Crime : Should It Be Protective or Proactive? 
  • Zehr, H., (1990) Changing Lenses : A new focus for crime and justice, Herald Press, Ontario, 271 p.
  • Zehr, H., (2003), The Little Book of Restorative Justice, Intercourse, Good Books, USA (Pa), 78 p.,
  • Zehr, H., (2003), The Little Book of Restorative Justice, Intercourse, Good Books, USA (Pa), 78 p.,


  • The Spiritual Roots of Restorative Justice. Edited by Michael L. Hadley. State University of New York Press, 2001.


  • Human, by Yann Arthus-Bertrand, France, 2015, 188 minutes.
    • Documentary in 3 parts, gathering a set of testimonies of people spread all over the planet on life stories. The director relied on interviews with more than 2,000 people in 65 countries.
  • Invictus, by Clint Eastwood, USA, 2009, Drama – True Story / 134 minutes
    • In 1995, South Africa hosted the Rugby World Cup. Nelson Mandela, begins his mandate as president of the country after 27 years of imprisonment. As a pacifist, he gets closer to the captain of the rugby team, a strong symbol between two communities hating each other.
  • The Railway Man, by Jonathan Teplitzky, Australia-UK, 2013 / 117 minutes
    • A former soldier of the British Army, tortured in a Japanese labor camp during World War II, learns that one of his torturers is still alive. He decides to go and meet him.
  • The Nitinaht Chronicles, by Maurice Bulbulian, Canada, 1997, Documentary ONF / 143 minutes
    • An experience of restorative justice in an aboriginal setting. The director accompanies the Ditidahts in British Columbia for 7 years, after a respected elder of the community was convicted of sexual assault on his granddaughter.
  • Red Dust, by Tom Hooper, UK/South Africa, 2004, Drama / 110 minutes
    • An anti-apartheid activist helps a prosecutor with the Truth and Reconciliation Commission.
  • Troubled Water, by Erik Poppe, Norway, 2008, Drama / 115 minutes
    • Two young people steal a stroller with a child inside. The child disappears. After a few years in prison for murder, one of the youths returns home. He will face the child’s mother who is not at peace. She wants to know the truth about the fate of her child.

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