Youth Voice Journal (YVJ™) is the world's leading peer-reviewed journal publishing theoretical contributions and empirical studies on international issues affecting young people and youth work. YVJ™ is published by RJ4All Publications and is ranked and indexed by Scopus, ORCID, Kudos, Criminal Justice Abstracts, EBSCO and ERIH PLUS.
In Greece, restorative practices are to some extent applied at the legal level, but have experienced faster growth through informal applications and social programmes, most of which involve young people. Both formal and informal restorative schemes face difficulties and obstacles as to their implementation. A comparative perspective is attempted through an evaluation of a case study from Juvenile Probation Services and qualitative research findings from the activity of the Hellenic Social Mediation Centre.
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