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NCJ Number: 115650 Find in a Library
Title: Financial Restitution: Toward An Evaluable Program Model
Journal: Canadian Journal of Criminology  Volume:31  Issue:1  Dated:(January 1989)  Pages:1-18
Author(s): J Hudson; B Galaway
Date Published: 1989
Page Count: 19
Type: Program Description (Model)
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: Canada
Annotation: Offender redress to crime victims in the form of restitution has become a popular alternative measure in the justice systems.
Abstract: The popularity of this measure may, however, mask the complexity of substantive issues needing to be addressed in the design and implementation of viable restitution programs. A restitution program model is proposed and specific evaluation measures identified. The model and the measures should help in achieving greater clarity and consistency at implementing restitution programs and enhance the value of the evaluation research undertaken. (Author abstract)
Main Term(s): Restitution programs
Index Term(s): Model programs; Victim compensation
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