Crime and justice in contemporary Japan

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Full title: Crime and justice in contemporary Japan / Jianhong Liu, Setsuo Miyazawa, editors.
Other authors: Liu, Jianhong, 1954- (Editor)
Miyazawa, Setsuo, 1947- (Editor)
Format: Book           

Table of Contents:
  • Asian Criminology and Crime and Justice in Japan - an Introduction.- Part 1: Changing Crimes in Japan.- Changes in Crime and Reactions to Crime in Japan Becoming Stagnant with Aging.- Kin, Crime and Criminal Justice in Contemporary Japan.- Incidents of Homicides or Murder-suicides by Family Caregivers in Japan and Challenges for Prevention.- The Effect of Disaster Damage on the Occurrence of Crime: A Survey of Residents of Four Prefectures Affected by the Great East Japan Earthquake.- Revisiting Japan's Postwar Homicide Trend, 1951-2014.- Part 2: Testing and Developing Theories of Crime and Delinquency.- Risk Factors for Serious Delinquency in Japan: Findings from Osaka Male Youths.- Laying the Groundwork for Testing the Routine Activity Theory at the Micro Level Using Japanese Satellite Positioning Technology.- Analysis of Current Criminals in Japan based on typology of relationships with others
  • Part 3: Challenges and Trends in Criminal Justice Reform.- Considering Japanese Criminal Justice from an Original Position.- Sentencing and Punishment in Japan and England: A Comparative Discussion.- Fire, Coerced Confession, and Wrongful Conviction: A Tale of Two Countries.- From measuring support for the death penalty to justifying its retention: Japanese public opinion surveys on crime and punishment, 1956-2014.- Crime victims' protection under the free speech law in Japan.- Part 4: Lay Judges System.- The Impact of Previous Sentencing Trends on Lay Judges' Sentencing.- To be suspended or not to be? The effects of emotions and personality variables on lay people's judgment of suspension of punishment.- Future of Criminal Justice Policy for Sex Crime in Japan: The Possible Impacts by the Lay Judge System
  • Part 5: Juvenile Justice and Support System in Japan.- The Juvenile Justice System of Japan: An Overview.- Empirical Research on Socio-Cultural Transition in Children in the Children's Self-Reliance Support Facility and the Effect of Support
  • Index.