Looting in Japan: Why so little looting in Japan? The explanation is legal as much as cultural.

Looting in Japan: Why so little looting in Japan? The explanation is legal as much as cultural.

Murder, theft, and other wickedness.
March 16 2011 6:27 PM

Stop, Thief! Thank You.

Why so little looting in Japan? It's not just about honesty.

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Correction, March 17, 2011: This article originally misattributed data on the clearance rate for murder to Jake Adelstein. In fact, that statistic was provided by Mark D. West. (Return to the corrected sentence.)

Christopher Beam is a writer living in Beijing.

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