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Testing the Reliability of Observational Measures of Reintegrative Shaming at Community Accountability Conferences and at Court

Burton, Jamie B
June 4, 2015

Source: (1998) Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology 31(3): 230-241.

The inter-rater reliability of reintegrative shaming concepts was tested at Community Accountability Conferences and at court proceedings in Canberra, AUS. Data were collected from observation of 45 cases: 15 violence or property-related conferences; 15 drunk-driving conferences; and a mix of 15 drunk-driving, property-related, and violence-related court cases.

The results indicate that components of reintegrative shaming theory can be observed reliably using systematic observation and global rating observation methods.


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