Restorative interventions have been researched for many years now.

Here is the executive summary of a well-known research report comparing the effectiveness of restorative approaches to criminal justice. Here is the full report. The following are either summaries of research studies or the reports themselves.

Victims to Partners: Child Victims and Restorative Justice.

Source: (2006) A thesis submitted for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy at The Australian National University.This thesis combines an examination of children's human rights (articulated largely in the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child) wit... Read More

"Systematic Reviews and Cost-Benefit Analyses of Correctional Interventions"

Source: (2001) The Prison Journal. 81(3): 339-359Systematic reviews and cost-benefit analyses of correctional interventions are important topics in corrections in the 21st century. Systematic reviews include explicit objectives, explicit criteri... Read More

Violence prevention: the evidence

from the Overview of a series of publications by the World Health Organization and Liverpool John Moores University: Violence can be prevented. This is not an article of faith, but a statement based on evidence. Violence prevention: the evidenc... Read More

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