Source: (2006) In, Dennis Sullivan and Larry Tifft editors, "Handbook of Restorative Justice" A Global Perspective. London and New York: Routledge. Taylor & Francis Group pp.108-118

The focus of this chapter is an examination of the evidence regarding restorative justice and its impact on recidivism in the context of the more extensive literature on the effects of deterrence and rehabilitation on recidivism. (excerpt)