Journals Higher Education



Published: 14 April 2016

240 Pages


ISBN: 9780198758341

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This publication is part of the Policing Publishing Program

The Politics of Police Detention in Japan

Consensus of Convenience

Silvia Croydon

Clarendon Studies in Criminology

  • A unique, in-depth empirical investigation of the remand procedure for criminal suspects in Japan - the first of its kind
  • Fills a huge vacuum of scholarship on the Japanese criminal justice system, addressing their divergent and lengthy police detention arrangements
  • Addresses the strain Japan's detention policy has created within the global human rights advocacy community
  • Offers insightful interviews with major decision-makers and policy actors, interwoven with historical and comparative analysis