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Victim evaluations of face-to-face restorative justice conferences: A quasi-experimental analysis

Strang, Heather; Sherman, Lawrence W; Angel, Caroline; Woods, Daniel; Bennett, Sarah; Newbury-Birch, Dorothy; Inkpen, Nova

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One major goal of face-to-face restorative justice (RJ) is to help heal the psychological harm suffered by crime victims (Braithwaite, 2002). Substantial evidence from randomized controlled trials (RCTs) has shown that this can be accomplished (Strang, 2002) and more trials are underway (Sherman & Strang, 2004). These outcomes are even more clearly, if less rigorously, demonstrated through retrospective interviews of victims about their feelings before and after RJ took place. We review the...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2006
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/23335
Source: Journal of Social Issues
DOI: 10.1111/j.1540-4560.2006.00451.x

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