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Turning Tides: Countermovement Organizing, “False Memory Syndrome,” and the Struggle over Scientific Knowledge

Nancy Whittier

in The Politics of Child Sexual Abuse: Emotions, Social Movements, and the State

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195325102
eISBN:
9780199869350
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195325102.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter looks at countermovement organizing, focusing on the False Memory Syndrome Foundation (FMSF). It highlights the struggles over the social construction of knowledge that came with the ... More


Child Protection From 1962 to the Present

John E. B. Myers

in Child Protection in America: Past, Present, and Future

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195169355
eISBN:
9780199893348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195169355.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

This chapter describes the formation of the modern child protection system. The most critical date in the process was 1962, when pediatrician Henry Kempe and his colleagues published their seminal ... More


Beyond Politics: Child Sexual Abuse and Narrow Neutrality

Nancy Whittier

in Frenemies: Feminists, Conservatives, and Sexual Violence

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190235994
eISBN:
9780190236038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190235994.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Gender and Sexuality

Chapter 3 shows how ideologically diverse activists and legislators converged around a narrow, single-issue opposition to child sexual abuse and defined it as a politically neutral issue. The chapter ... More


The Legacy of the Witch-Hunt Narrative

Ross E. Cheit

in The Witch-Hunt Narrative: Politics, Psychology, and the Sexual Abuse of Children

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199931224
eISBN:
9780199355853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199931224.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The final chapter examines recent developments, addressing three questions: What is the significance of well-known sex abuse scandals involving the Catholic Church and Pennsylvania State University? ... More


The cruelty man: Child welfare, the NSPCC and the State in Ireland, 1889-1956

Sarah-Anne Buckley

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719087660
eISBN:
9781781706275
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087660.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The Cruelty Man represents the first comprehensive account of the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC) in Ireland, from its foundations in 1889, to the passing of ... More


Abuse Victimization, Trauma, and the Differential Etiology of Violence

Kevin H. Wozniak

in Thugs and Thieves: The Differential Etiology of Violence

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780195393583
eISBN:
9780190603946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393583.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Many authors see child abuse as a very important cause of violent behavior. In this chapter we examined published evidence on the association between physical abuse, neglect, sexual abuse and trauma ... More


Adultery, Sex Offenses, and the Criminal Evidence Act of 1898

Wendie Ellen Schneider

in Engines of Truth: Producing Veracity in the Victorian Courtroom

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300125665
eISBN:
9780300216554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300125665.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Nearly fifty years passed between the reform allowing parties to testify in civil cases and the Criminal Evidence Act of 1898 that allowed defendants to testify in criminal cases. This delay was a ... More


Family Secrets: Sexual Violence

Lesley Henderson

in Social Issues in Television Fiction

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748625314
eISBN:
9780748651177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625314.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

Family loyalty, inheritance and kinship are dominant and recurring themes in television soap opera and drama serials, along with issues concerning secret affairs, concealed births and dubious ... More


‘This Pernicious Delusion’: Law, Medicine and Child Sexual Abuse1

Roger Davidson

in Illicit and Unnatural Practices: The Law, Sex and Society in Scotland since 1900

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474441193
eISBN:
9781474459877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474441193.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

Chapter 3 examines child sexual abuse in early twentieth-century Scotland and the competing discourses surrounding its prosecution. At the heart of the study is a set of High Court cases of sexual ... More


The Appropriative and Carnivalesque Ventriloquism of Altar Boys from Joselito in El pequeño ruiseñor to Ignacio in La mala educación

Erin K. Hogan

in The Two cines con niño: Genre and the Child Protagonist in Over Fifty Years of Spanish Film (1955-2010)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474436113
eISBN:
9781474453622
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474436113.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Chapter Two examines ventriloquism within economic and sexual scenarios, noting the top-down appropriation of the child’s voice and body and the carnivalesque bottom-up resistance. This chapter ... More


Countermovement Mobilization and Government Raids

Stuart A. Wright and Susan J. Palmer

in Storming Zion: Government Raids on Religious Communities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780195398892
eISBN:
9780190269982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398892.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter describes the plan developed in 1983 by deprogrammer Galen Kelly to assail the Northeast Kingdom Community Church (NKCC) in Island Pond, Vermont (also known as the Twelve Tribes). The ... More


July 2004: Identity Crisis

Kenneth McK Norrie

in Professor Norrie's Commentaries on Family Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845861193
eISBN:
9781474406246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861193.003.0021
Subject:
Law, Family Law

Discusses two cases: Chief Constable of West Yorkshire Police v A [2005] 1 AC 51, in which the House of Lords recognised that a transgender individual must be treated as belonging to her new gender, ... More


O’Keeffe v. Ireland: overview and analysis

James Gallen

in Judges, politics and the Irish Constitution

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781526114556
eISBN:
9781526124241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526114556.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Legal History

James Gallen’s chapter reviews the case and the contributions of Adrian Hardiman and Conor O’Mahony to this book. Gallen argues that their discussion reveals the tension between the principle of ... More


Understanding experience: subjectivity, sex, and suffering in early modern England

Derek Hirst

in Texts and readers in the Age of Marvell

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526113894
eISBN:
9781526138897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526113894.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

It comes as little surprise that Andrew Marvell in his verse should have endangered as well as touched with eros the figure of the child, though the potential implications often escape attention. We ... More


An appalling vista

Mark O'Brien

in The Fourth Estate: Journalism in Twentieth-Century Ireland

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719096136
eISBN:
9781526121004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096136.003.0013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines the seemingly unending revelations of political, religious, and financial corruption that dominated the 1990s. It surveys the banking and policing scandals that dominated this ... More


Battering Court Syndrome: A Structural Critique of “Failure to Protect”

Alisa Bierria and Colby Lenz

in The Politicization of Safety: Critical Perspectives on Domestic Violence Responses

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781479805648
eISBN:
9781479888733
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479805648.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Family Law

The integral relationship between carceral violence and gender violence has led to the criminalization of thousands of survivors. The criminal prosecution of domestic violence survivors for being ... More


Theoretical Conclusions and Recommended Policies for Strengthening Violence Prevention

Kevin H. Wozniak

in Thugs and Thieves: The Differential Etiology of Violence

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780195393583
eISBN:
9780190603946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393583.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

In this chapter, we conclude from the body of findings in previous chapters that the “differential etiology of violence” hypothesis, as a general matter, is supported. Thus, we argue that using ... More


Family troubles, methods trouble: qualitative research and the methodological divide

Ara Francis

in Family troubles?: Exploring changes and challenges in the family lives of children and young people

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9781447304432
eISBN:
9781447307884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447304432.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter draws attention to the tensions and ‘divides’ concerning methodological approaches to researching family troubles, focusing on qualitative methodologies and arguing that they share a ... More


Shattered assumptions: a tale of two traumas

Brendan Geary

in From prosperity to austerity: A socio-cultural critique of the Celtic Tiger and its aftermath

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719091674
eISBN:
9781781707197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091674.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The demise of the Celtic Tiger has shattered a set of assumptions regarding the identity of the ‘New Ireland’, and this chapter explores how the Child Sexual Abuse crisis has had a similar shattering ... More


Thugs and Thieves: The Differential Etiology of Violence

Joanne Savage and Kevin H. Wozniak

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780195393583
eISBN:
9780190603946
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393583.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Why do some individuals commit violent offenses while others restrict themselves to nonviolent crime? Most people probably assume that criminologists know a great deal about the causes of violent ... More


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