Conflict with Law in Childhood and Tertiary Prevention

  • Murli Desai
Part of the Children¿s Well-Being: Indicators and Research book series (CHIR)


This chapter discusses conflict with law in childhood and tertiary prevention with reference to:

1. Concepts, types and causes of conflict with law in childhood;

2. Review of the retributive justice approach to children;

3. Child rights in the juvenile justice system;

4. Child advocacy intervention for restorative justice to children in conflict with law, through prevention, decriminalisation, community-based diversion, victim–offender mediation, regulating detention, and reintegration and rehabilitation aiming at tertiary prevention.


Justice System Criminal Justice System Restorative Justice Juvenile Justice System Child Welfare System 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Tata Institute of Social SciencesMumbaiIndia

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