By Professor Emeritus Elmer H Johnson Ph.D. B.A. M.A., Carol Johnson
Finishing Elmer H. Johnson’s awesome three-volume exam of corrections in Japan, Linking neighborhood and Corrections in Japan (written with the help of Carol H. Johnson) specializes in the Rehabilitation Bureau’s tasks concerning probation, parole, and aftercare in addition to the Correction Bureau’s position in Japan’s model of community-oriented corrections. Johnson first outlines the initiatives of the Rehabilitation Bureau, then turns to ancient and modern perspectives of neighborhood and corrections. In discussions of the probation and parole approach for either adults and juveniles, he describes intimately the japanese model of supervision and the go back of prisoners to the neighborhood. One energy of this research is Johnson’s impartiality. As an investigator, he capabilities as a "friend of the court," an adviser who's loose to behavior an goal pursuit of the elemental strengths and shortcomings of the japanese criminal approach. He additionally follows the Foucauldian dictum: "With the prisons there will be no feel of restricting oneself to discourses approximately prisons; simply as vital are the discourses which come up in the legal, the selections and laws that are between its constituent parts, its technique of functioning, besides its strategies."