Criminal Justice 2008

What is restorative justice?

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Dittenhoffer, T. (1981) "The victim-offender reconciliation program: a message to correctional reformers, MA thesis"

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Centre of Criminology, University of Toronto, 119 p.

The purpose of the study is twofold. First, the aim is to explore and discover in detail how the VORP program operates. Secondly, based on a more theoretical perspective, the purpose is to evaluate the VORP program by discovering whether it is achieving its intended result, and whether certain pitfalls have become apparent.

Source: Vanspauwen, K., Robert, L., Aertsen, I., Parmentier, S. (2003), Restorative Justice and Restorative Detention. A selected and annotated bibliography. Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Faculteit Rechtsgeleerdheid, Onderzoeksgroep Penologie en Victimologie.

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