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5.The Effectiveness of Restorative Justice Practices: A Meta-Analysis

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dc.contributor.author Jeff Latimer, Craig Dowden
dc.coverage.spatial Canadá
dc.date.accessioned 2016-01-08T19:11:54Z
dc.date.available 2016-01-08T19:11:54Z
dc.identifier.uri http://desa1.cejamericas.org:8080/handle/2015/4791
dc.description.abstract This article provides an empirical synthesis of the existing literature on the effectiveness of restorative justice practices using meta-analytic techniques. The data were aggregated from studies that compared restorative justice programs to traditional nonrestorative approaches to criminal behavior. Victim and offender satisfaction, restitution compliance, and recidivism were selected as appropriate outcomes to adequately measure effectiveness. Although restorative programs were found to be significantly more effective, these positive findings are tempered by an important self-selection bias inherent in restorative justice research. A possible method of addressing this problem, as well as directions for future research, are provided.
dc.language.iso English
dc.title 5.The Effectiveness of Restorative Justice Practices: A Meta-Analysis
dc.ceja.source Fuente: umn.edu


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