Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Japan as a Low-Crime Nation” as Want to Read:
Japan as a Low-Crime Nation
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating

Japan as a Low-Crime Nation

4.0 of 5 stars 4.00  ·  rating details  ·  1 rating  ·  0 reviews
Criminologists have despaired that modernization and crime are inseparable, but Japan has long been seen as an exception to the rule. In this book, the author finds that while it remains the case that crime reduction may come at some cost to individual autonomy, the "West" can learn from Japan to reduce the social harm of too much freedom. Instead of endless crime preventi ...more
Hardcover, 248 pages
Published March 2nd 2005 by Palgrave Macmillan (first published January 1st 2004)
more details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Japan as a Low-Crime Nation, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Japan as a Low-Crime Nation

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-2 of 2)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  rating details
Joe marked it as to-read
Sep 29, 2014
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
Crime in Japan: Paradise Lost? Crime in Japan: Paradise Lost?

Share This Book