Support for Victims of Crime in Asia

Support for Victims of Crime in Asia

by Wing-Cheong Chan (Editor)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415439541
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 08/20/2007
Series: Routledge Law in Asia Series , #1
Pages: 432
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Wing-Cheong Chan is Associate Professor at the Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore. He specializes in criminal law and family law. He has published extensively on issues relating to criminal law and family law in international journals, and is a regular speaker at conferences and forums on criminal law and family law.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1. Introduction Wing-Cheong Chan Section 1: International Norms and Policy Perspectives 2. International Standards for Victims: What Norms? What Achievements? What Next? Irvin Waller 3. The (Human) Rights of Crime Victims Do Not Necessarily Infringe the Rights of Accused and Convicted Persons Sam Garkawe 4. Whither Victim Policies? A View from the Crossroads Leslie Sebba 5. The Development of Victim Support and Victim Rights in Asia Tatsuya Ota Section 2: Victims of Crime in the Criminal Justice System 6. Victims of Crime in China’s Criminal Justice System Guoling Zhao 7. The Role of the Victim in the Indian Criminal Justice System Mrinal Satish 8. Assistance for Victims of Crime in Korea Kyoon-seok Cho 9. Victims of Crime in the Thai Criminal Justice System Viraphong Boonyobhas 10. Clashing Conceptions of the Victim’s Role in Singapore’s Criminal Process Michael Hor 11. Victims of Crime in Taiwan’s Criminal Justice System Jaw-Perng Wang 12. New Horizon of Victim Support in Japan Tatsuya Ota 13. Victims: The Forgotten Stakeholders of the Indonesian Criminal Justice System Harkristuti Harkrisnowo Section 3: Specific Victims of Crime 14. Protecting Child Victims in Malaysia Norbani Mohamed Nazeri 15. Responses to Victims of Domestic Violence in the Philippines Elizabeth Aguiling-Pangalangan Section 4: Support Services for Victims of Crime 16. Present and Future Developments in Victim Services and Victim Rights: A View from the US Marlene A. Young 17. The Needs of Victims of Crime in Korea: Effective Counselling Strategies and Techniques Keun-jae Chung Section 5: Compensation and Restorative Justice 18. Compensation Orders in Singapore, Malaysia and India: A Call for Rejuvenation Wing-Cheong Chan 19. Assessing the Use (and Misuse) of Restorative Justice in the Criminal Justice System James Dignan

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