Family Violence in Japan: A Life Course Perspective by Fumie Kumagai, Masako Ishii-Kuntz

By Fumie Kumagai, Masako Ishii-Kuntz

This e-book offers clean sociological analyses on kinfolk violence in Japan. aimed toward a global viewers, the authors undertake a lifestyles path point of view in providing their learn. Following a finished evaluation of relatives violence in Japan in either ancient and modern contexts, it then is going directly to outline the level and reasons of kid abuse, intimate accomplice violence, filial violence, and elder abuse. In doing so, the e-book is the 1st of its type to examine those forms of violence in eastern households and at the same time contain old improvement of people and intergenerational components. in addition, its reliance at the existence direction point of view permits readers to acquire a broader realizing of relations violence within the kingdom. Written by means of 5 jap kin sociologists who've pointed out quite a few significant sociocultural features that both result in or suppress kinfolk violence in Japan, it's a important source not just to students and scholars of the subject, but in addition to these focusing on sociology, psychology, anthropology and comparative kin experiences round the globe.

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Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare. (2006) Jidou gyakutai no boushitou ni kansuru houritu [Act on the Prevention, etc. of Child Abuse]. http://www. html. Accessed 15 July 2015. Ministry of Public Management, Home Affairs, Posts and Telecommunications. (2000). Seisyounen no hikou to bouryokukan ni kansuru tyousa [Research on juvenile delinquency and violence]. htm. Accessed 15 July 2015. Ministry of Public Management, Home Affairs, Posts and Telecommunications. (2013). Oya to doukyo no mikonsya no saikin no jyoukyou [Recent situation of unmarried people who lives together with parents].

The second drawback of family violence studies in Japan is that they are mostly based on problem families rather than on representative samples. To say it more precisely, studies are mostly based on cases brought to the attention of professional institutions such as social welfare agencies, police authorities, and medical professions. It is quite different from studying the population as a whole, through randomly selected samples. What is the development of family violence studies in Japan? Topics of child abuse, IPV, filial violence, and the elder abuse will be discussed extensively by each of the experts in these fields in the four chapters to follow, respectively.

2014). bid=000001052836&cycode=0. Accessed 15 July 2015. (4) Elder Abuse National Police Agency. (2015). Furikome Sagi no Syurui [Variation of Furikome flaud]. jp/safetylife/seianki31/1_hurikome. htm. Accessed 15 July 2015. Police Department. (2013) Heisei 25 Nendo Hanzai Hakusyo [White paper on crimes: 2013]. html. Accessed 15 July 2015. Association for Health Economics Research and Social Insurance and Welfare. (2003). Katei ni okeru koreisha gyakutai ni kansuru chosa [The research on Elder Abuse in home].

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