Project

Victim-offender mediation as social work practice. Analysis of the influence of intitutional, pedagogical and life world oriented rationales on victim-offender mediation practice

Duration
01 October 2010 → 30 September 2014
Funding
Regional and community funding: Special Research Fund
Research disciplines
  • Social sciences
    • Education, culture and society
Keywords
social work victim-offender mediation restorative justice social pedagogy
 
Project description

Previous research on victim-offender mediation revealed differences between juvenile and adult mediation in both conceptualisation and reach of mediation processes. This research analyses which institutional, pedagogical and life world oriented social interaction influence the construction process of het mediation practice and which interactions influence the construction of a distinction between participants and non-participants in mediation in Flanders.