Creative restitution offers considerable potential to the field of criminal justice. The concept is of historical significance for it has been an important element in a variety of cultures. Yet, the notion of restitution or permitting an offender to make amends is not a significant element in our society. This paper explores the responses of a variety of populations to creative restitution. A number of findings were of significance including strong support for and acceptance of the concept by diverse groups.
Gandy, John T. and Bridges, James H.
"Creative Restitution: A Study of Differential Response Patterns,"
The Journal of Sociology & Social Welfare: Vol. 5
, Article 9.
Available at: http://scholarworks.wmich.edu/jssw/vol5/iss4/9