Socioeconomic circumstances of youth who participated in restorative justice in Nova Scotia, 2009/2010
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A study released today on "Socioeconomic circumstances of youth who participated in restorative justice in Nova Scotia, 2009/2010examines the characteristics and socioeconomic circumstances of young offenders who participated in the Nova Scotia Restorative Justice Program in 2009/2010. Drawing on information from tax data and the 2016 Census of Population, this analysis provides information on economic and social marginalization which may have contributed to their offending, as well as some of the challenges they continued to face in young adulthood. In particular, notable differences between the circumstances of male and female offenders are shown.
The article "Socioeconomic circumstances of youth who participated in restorative justice in Nova Scotia, 2009/2010" is now available as part of the publication Juristat (85-002-X).
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