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PER: Potchefstroomse Elektroniese Regsblad

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REYNEKE, M. The right to dignity and restorative justice in schools. PER [online]. 2011, vol.14, n.6, pp.128-171. ISSN 1727-3781.

SUMMARY A retributive and punitive approach is normally adopted in dealing with misbehaviour in South African schools. Despite the legal abolition of corporal punishment, more than 50 percent of schools still administer it. Other forms of punishment generally applied are also punitive in nature. The right to dignity of all of the parties affected by misbehaviour in schools is considered in this analysis. The possibility of adopting restorative justice as an alternative disciplinary approach is examined as a way of protecting, promoting and restoring the dignity of the victims of such misbehaviour.

Palavras-chave : Restorative justice; education law; right to dignity.

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