Source: (1992) In: H. Messmer and H.-U. Otto (eds.), Restorative Justice on Trial: Pitfalls and Potentials of Victim-Offender Mediation: International Research Perspectives. Dordrecht, NETH: Kluwer Academic Publishers, pp. 239-307.Thirty-one studies dealing with views held toward the use of financial restitution in the justice system are reviewed in respect to methods employed and results obtained. Implications are identified for future research.