Assessing judicial reforms in developing countries : trust in law and criminal procedure reform in Chile /

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Author / Creator:Oyanedel, Juan Carlos, author.
Imprint:Cham, Switzerland : Springer, [2019]
Description:1 online resource (xxii, 164 pages) : illustrations
Subject:Criminal law -- Chile.
Criminal justice, Administration of -- Chile.
Law -- Psychological aspects.
Criminal law.
Law -- Psychological aspects.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Format: E-Resource Book
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Digital file characteristics:text file PDF
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on May 23, 2019).
Summary:This book examines how judicial reform can be effectively assessed through a procedural justice approach. It provides a practical framework for assessment of judicial reform, examining a successful reform in Chile through large scale surveys and longitudinal research. Judicial reform is a key element to democratization and modernization processes in the developing world. Practitioners have struggled with ways to analyze the effects of judicial reform, and to define success. Procedural justice theorists propose that people will obey the law if they consider it fair; this affects willingness to collaborate with the police and the courts, and the general approach that the public has towards social regulations. Judicial reforms such as criminal procedure reforms, which explicitly guarantee the development of a fairer judicial process, represent a scenario that puts these theoretical assumptions to the test. With policy recommendations and applications for international judicial reform, this book tests the real conditions of a procedural justice approach with empirical assessment and analysis. With implications for Latin America and countries undergoing judicial or political reforms worldwide, this book will be an important resource for researchers, policy makers and all those interested in the analysis of judicial reforms, democratization processes and the psychology of justice. --
Other form:Print version: Oyanedel, Juan Carlos. Assessing judicial reforms in developing countries. Cham, Switzerland : Springer, [2019] 3030142477 9783030142476
Standard no.:10.1007/978-3-030-14249-0