ISA World Congress of Sociology, Yokohama, Japan, July 2014

Research Committee on
Deviance and Social Control, RC29

RC29 main page

Program Theme: Justice and Inequality

 

Program Coordinators

Number of allocated sessions including Business Meeting: 14.

 

Planned sessions and dates/time subject to further changes

in alphabetical order:

 

Monday, July 14, 2014: 7:30 PM - 8:50 PM

Crime and Deviance in Japan

Session Organizer
Minoru YOKOYAMA, Kokugakuin University in Tokyo, Japan, minoruyo@kokugakuin.ac.jp

Session in English

Crime and Justice from a Japanese perspective.

 

Monday, July 14, 2014: 10:30 AM - 12:20 PM

Criminal Justice Systems and Access to Justice

Session Organizers
Minoru YOKOYAMA, Kokugakuin University in Tokyo, Japan, minoruyo@kokugakuin.ac.jp
José Vicente TAVARES DOS SANTOS, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, jvicente@ufrgs.br
Robert Nash PARKER, University of California, USA, robnp@aol.com

Session in English

Comparative and national issues in access to criminal justice systems; how does inequality influence access?

 

Monday, July 14, 2014: 5:30 PM - 7:20 PM

Green Criminology

Session Organizer
Noriyoshi TAKEMURA, Yokohama Toi University, Japan, takemura@cc.toin.ac.jp

Session in English

What is green criminology? How does it differ from standard models of criminology? What characteristics make it “Green”? What are the implications of green criminology for the criminal justice system? for society?

 

Tuesday, July 15, 2014: 10:30 AM - 12:20 PM

Impact of Inequality and Discrimination on Justice Systems and Practices. Part I

Session Organizers
Minoru YOKOYAMA, Kokugakuin University in Tokyo, Japan, minoruyo@kokugakuin.ac.jp
José Vicente TAVARES DOS SANTOS, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, jvicente@ufrgs.br
Robert Nash PARKER, University of California, USA, robnp@aol.com

Session in English

How does inequality limit justice? How does discrimination operate in criminal justice systems? What bases exist for discrimination? How does long-term inequality perpetuate injustice?

 

Tuesday, July 15, 2014: 03:30 PM - 05:20 PM

Impact of Inequality and Discrimination on Justice Systems and Practices. Part II

Session Organizers
Minoru YOKOYAMA, Kokugakuin University in Tokyo, Japan, minoruyo@kokugakuin.ac.jp
José Vicente TAVARES DOS SANTOS, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, jvicente@ufrgs.br
Robert Nash PARKER, University of California, USA, robnp@aol.com

Session in English

 

Tuesday, July 15, 2014: 08:30 AM - 10:20 AM

Japan and the Different Conceptions of Crime

Session Organizer
Minoru YOKOYAMA, Kokugakuin University in Tokyo, Japan, minoruyo@kokugakuin.ac.jp

Session in English

Transnational crime and policing from a Japanese perspective.

 

Tuesday, July 15, 2014: 05:30 PM - 07:20 PM

Open Session

Session Organizers
Minoru YOKOYAMA, Kokugakuin University in Tokyo, Japan, minoruyo@kokugakuin.ac.jp
José Vicente TAVARES DOS SANTOS, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, jvicente@ufrgs.br
Robert Nash PARKER, University of California, USA, robnp@aol.com

Session in English

 

Wednesday, July 16, 2014: 08:30 AM - 10:20 AM

Policing in Japan and Asian Countries

Session Organizer
Minoru YOKOYAMA, Kokugakuin University in Tokyo, Japan, minoruyo@kokugakuin.ac.jp

Session in English

What are the distinctive aspects of Policing in Japan and Asian countries? How have western models of policing penetrated Japanese and Asian thinking and implementation? Are there unique forms and structures of policing in Japan and Asian countries that could serve as models for the rest of the world?

 

Wednesday, July 16, 2014: 10:30 AM - 12:20 PM

Policing in the Modern World. Part I

Session Organizer
Dilip DAS, Western Illinois University, USA, Dilipkd@aol.com

Session in English

Research on recent developments in the study of policing across the world. Form of Session: Paper Panel; Description: Contemporary organization of policing and other State Coercive Forces; How are policing forces organized and managed? What innovations have occurred, and what impact have these innovations had on policing? How do non police State Coercive forces differ from policing organizations, and how common are they? What impact have state coercive forces had on societies?

 

Wednesday, July 16, 2014: 03:30 PM - 05:20 PM

Policing in the Modern World. Part II

Session Organizer
Dilip DAS, Western Illinois University, USA, Dilipkd@aol.com

Session in English

 

Tuesday, July 15, 2014: 10:30 AM - 12:20 PM

RC29 Business Meeting

Session Organizer

 

Monday, July 14, 2014: 3:30 PM - 5:20 PM

RC29 Roundtable: Social Control of Gender and Deviance

Session Organizer
Tomoko KAWABATA, Tokyo Metropolitan University, Japan, kawabata-tomoko@tmu.ac.jp

Session in English

This session is going to discuss the relationship between justice and inequality in the heterosexual society. Recently, justification of the same sex marriage has been discussed in many parts of the world. In this change in the social climate, the objective of this session is to give opportunity to describe how inequality in heterosexual society is justified for many years through talking about various social phenomenon such as violence and harassment at marriage, love and work.

 

Wednesday, July 16, 2014: 05:30 PM - 07:20 PM

Restorative Justice

Session Organizers
Minoru YOKOYAMA, Kokugakuin University in Tokyo, Japan, minoruyo@kokugakuin.ac.jp
José Vicente TAVARES DOS SANTOS, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, jvicente@ufrgs.br
Robert Nash PARKER, University of California, USA, robnp@aol.com

Session in English

How does restorative justice differ comparatively? Are there distinctive regional or national models, or can a general model of restorative justice function effectively in different cultures and nation states? What are the current issues in restorative justice research?

 

Thursday, July 17, 2014: 08:30 AM - 10:20 AM

State of the Art on Sociology of Crime and Deviance

Session Organizer
José Vicente TAVARES DOS SANTOS, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, jvicente@ufrgs.br

Session in English

Not open for submission of abstracts.
What are the major issues in the study of Crime and Deviance today? What are the cross currents of theory and research in the comparative framework? How do Eastern, Western, Northern, and Southern approaches to the study of and understanding about Crime and Deviance differ? How are they similar?

 

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