Restorotopias is another place that engages with restorative praxis. It finds anchorage in heterotopia, a concept used by Michel Foucault to describe certain cultural, institutional and discursive spaces that are somehow ‘other’: disturbing, intense, incompatible, contradictory or transforming. At the root of heterotopia lie héteros (other, another, different) and topos (place). In other words, while utopia is a place where everything is good, and dystopia is a place where everything is bad, heterotopia is where things are different.

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