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Free read ↠ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook · Paul Murphy Read ↠ True Crime Japan 104 Paul Murphy · 4 Summary Defendants their families neighbors and lawyers Murphy explores not only the motives of offenders but the culture of crime and punishment in JapanThe resulting true crime book provides a lens through which to view this honor shame based conformist culture and shows how in its role within that culture the court system reveals Japan to be surprisingly to some a land of true individual. Criminal court cases in Japan begin with the fairly predictable the defendant pleads guilty and end with the utterly predictable the defendant is found guilty What happens in between is the interesting bit Introduction p8Paul Murphy an Irish reporter has written a really fascinating look at aspects of Japanese society through the medium of criminal court trials ranging from shoplifting to murder And despite the language of the introduction what comes before the trial is also fascinating since the defendant has usually confessed written formal apologies and paid restitution The expression of remorse is a constant among almost all defendants The final chapter looks at whether or not European countries or the US could imitate aspects of the Japanese legal system or if Japanese society overall is just too different for practices from there to be simply exportedIf you re at all familiar with the operation of the American justice system many things will stand out One thing that struck me was how often suspended sentences were given even for truly serious offenses if the defendant was a first time offender compared to what I would expect in the United States Murphy attributes these many breaks warnings fines suspended sentences to the Confucian belief that people are capable of reform And the constant expressions of remorse by defendants are part of a public ritual demonstrating the defendant s shame over Yet the flip side of this is the severity of prison once one has been sent there for whatever offense Instead of the wide variety of imprisonment categories in the US for different offenders and different degrees of crime the Japanese prison appears as a one size fits all institution most akin to an American maximum security prison Windflower A Novel the motives of offenders but Beyond A Viking Horizon (Mists Of Time, #3) the culture of crime and punishment in JapanThe resulting Jilted Generation: How Britain Has Bankrupted Its Youth true crime book provides a lens THIN RED LINE: The Eyewitness History of the Crimean War through which Big Red Machine How the Liberal Party Dominates Canadian Politics to view The Gift of Peace this honor shame based conformist culture and shows how in its role within Blood and Chocolate that culture Plant and Animal Biology Units 6 and 7 the court system reveals Japan Cut Out for Love to be surprisingly On Conspiracies to some a land of Hosts of Living Forms true individual. 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Free read ↠ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook · Paul Murphy Read ↠ True Crime Japan 104 Paul Murphy · 4 Summary D longtime Japan resident Paul Murphy provides a glimpse of Japanese society through a year's worth of criminal court cases in Matsumoto a city 140 miles to the west of Tokyo The defendants in these cases range from ruthless mobsters to average citizens often committing similar crimes in rather different ways and for different reasons Based on court hearings and interviews with the. A revealing and fascinating look inside Japanese courtrooms True Crime Japan tells the stories of what happens in between pleas and sentencing in Japan Author Paul Murphy a journalist and longtime resident of Japan has captured these tales in detail showcasing the different approaches customs and morals amongst the Japanese population when it comes to crime and punishmentI loved this book The author approaches each case in a free flowing relaxed style providing a great read with chapters covering elderly crime gangsters mama s boys confessions and mother killers Paul Murphy s understanding of these processes shines through in his writing He does not over complicate or throw statistics in to impress He weaves such information effortlessly within the narrative resulting in welcome additions to case studies Cases are presented respectfully but with a dash of humour This is not a true crime book that could be described as grim despite some of the terrible crimes coveredIntegrated very successfully within case studies is the cultural information which grounds these cases within Japanese society providing a learning curve on the clear differences and the potential lessons we could learn compared to our familar Western culture Overall this is an exciting intriguing and fascinating read which I would highly recommend It is a real treat for any true crime fan especially those looking to expand their knowledge and understanding of crime justice and punishment within Japanese cultureYou can read my full review and an excerpt of True Crime Japan on Crime Traveller

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Free read ↠ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook · Paul Murphy Read ↠ True Crime Japan 104 Paul Murphy · 4 Summary A middle aged carpenter beats his 91 year old mother to death and goes to work the following day leaving the body for his wife to find An 82 year old woman is jailed for 10 months for stealing fried chicken Like nearly all defendants in Japan they both plead guiltyWhat happens between plea and sentencing is the subject of True Crime Japan In this fascinating crime book journalist an. Don t be fooled by the salacious subtitle This excellent book is less the tale of thieves rascals and dope heads and much what makes Japan tick Murphy succeeds in turning ostensibly bizarre cases found in a Nagano Prefecture district court into an exploration of what constituters morality to the Japanese And what he finds spoiler alert is a surprisingly forgiving country if the defendant is prepared to show remorse and acceptance of the supremacy of the greater good But woe betide any who don t exhibit the contrition and subservience expected And if it s your second or third offence prepare yourself for years of punitive work solitary confinement and military discipline in some of the most unforgiving prisons in the world In short Murphy uses the cases of the unfortunate to show what makes Japan a fortunate place to live for the law abiding If you ve got any interest in Japan journalism or criminal justice you ll get something of value from this bookThe author was kind enough to give in depth answers to a few uestions I had abut the book here on my blog

  • Paperback
  • 256
  • True Crime Japan
  • Paul Murphy
  • English
  • 15 May 2018
  • 9784805313428

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