Sexual Violence and the Law in Japan

Sexual Violence and the Law in Japan

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This book provides a detailed examination of judicial decision-making in Japanese cases involving sexual violence. It describes the culture of 'eroticised violence' in Japan, which sees the feminine body as culpable, and the legal system which encourages homogeneity and conformity in decision-making, and shows how the legal constraints confronting women claiming sexual assaults are enormous. It includes analysis of specific case studies, and a discussion of recent moves to address the problem.

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  • Hardback | 216 pages
  • 162 x 236 x 18mm | 458.14g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • LondonUnited Kingdom
  • English
  • New.
  • black & white illustrations
  • 0415336511
  • 9780415336512

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About Catherine Burns

Catherine Burns lectures in the School of Languages and linguistics, Griffith University, Australia. Her research interests include gender studies, law and popular culture in Japan, and feminist jurisprudence.

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