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Epistemological Reflections on the Evaluation of Restorative Justice Practices

Faget, Jacques
June 4, 2015

This paper presents a reflection on the reasons which motivate the evaluation of restorative justice practices. In a social and institutional domain crowded with believes and symbols it debates what this need for understanding means. With the help of simple questions: who evaluates, for what reasons, what is evaluated and how, it proposes to researchers a small exercise in scientific hygiene useful for both improving their necessary distance and for understanding better the difficulties of evaluative reasoning within the field of restorative justice. (author’s abstract)


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