The Compensatory Style

  • Allan V. Horwitz


Compensatory social control involves the payment of a debt from offenders to their victims (Black, 1987). Offenders are obligated to compensate victims for damage or other harm that they have suffered. Once restitution has been provided, the matter is settled.


Social Control Compensatory System Strict Liability Penal System Tribal Group 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • Allan V. Horwitz
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  1. 1.Rutgers UniversityNew BrunswickUSA

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