Reparation measures for historical injustices have generated debate andcriticism. This article explores the theoretical underpinnings for the awardingof reparations particularly in relation to the ‘Stolen Generations’. Theauthor argues that restorative justice theory has the most to offer but thatthe majority of reparation measures by the Australian government (both theHoward and Rudd governments) for the Stolen Generations have been framedin distributive justice terms.
|Journal||The University of Western Australia Law Review|
|Publication status||Published - 2008|