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Talking punishment: How victim perceptions of punishment change when they communicate with offenders

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The myth that restorative justice is the opposite of retributive justice persists, despite a long history of rhetorical challenges. Only empirical evidence can advance the debate, so this article investigates the relationship between punishment and victim–offender communication from the victim’s perspective. Interviews with 40 victims of crime established that some victims saw victim–offender communication and punishment as alternatives, and others saw them as independent. However, more than ...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1177/14624745211054748

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Law
Oxford college:
New College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-6522-8845
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Name:
Economic and Social Research Council
Grant:
ES/V011626/1
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Journal:
Punishment and Society More from this journal
Volume:
25
Issue:
2
Pages:
519–536
Publication date:
2021-11-17
Acceptance date:
2021-09-27
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EISSN:
1741-3095
ISSN:
1462-4745
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1206351
Local pid:
pubs:1206351
Deposit date:
2021-11-03

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