Reparations, Justice Theories and Stolen Generations

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Abstract

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.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)168-189
JournalThe University of Western Australia Law Review
Volume34
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2008

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