Youth Voice Journal (YVJ) is an international, multidisciplinary, peer-reviewed journal that publishes theoretical contributions and empirical studies on international issues affecting young people. YVJ is published by IARS Publications, a member of COPE. YVJ is ranked and indexed by Scopus, ORCID, Kudos, Criminal Justice Abstracts, EBSCO Information Services and The European Reference Index for the Humanities and the Social Sciences (ERIH PLUS).
This article will provide an overview of the development of restorative justice and its use within the UK today. It will also examine some of the major challenges facing the profession, exploring its potential for development in the future.
Rachael Marsh, Research Intern, IARS