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The Paradoxical Consequences of Success

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/9780195325102.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter returns to the question of activists' engagement with the state, examining the different forms that movement organizations' relationships with state authorities took during the 1990s and ... More


False Memory in Criminal Investigation

C. J. Brainerd and V. F. Reyna

in The Science of False Memory

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195154054
eISBN:
9780199868384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195154054.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter begins with a precis of the recent history of how the law handles child sexual abuse allegations in the United States. It then discusses research on the suggestibility of children's ... More


Introduction

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/9780195325102.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The introduction gives an overview of the development of activism against child sexual abuse from the 1970s to the 2000s and traces the changes in cultural and political responses to child sexual ... More


The Handling of Abuse Complaints

Marie Keenan

in Child Sexual Abuse and the Catholic Church: Gender, Power, and Organizational Culture

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199895670
eISBN:
9780199919604
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199895670.003.0010
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

This chapter revisits some of the questions raised in relation to the response of the Catholic hierarchy to child sexual abuse since the 1960s. To facilitate this discussion, it draws on a number of ... More


Child Sexual Abuse

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/9780195169355.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

Sexual abuse of children is a common problem. This chapter describes the prevalence and harmful effects of sexual abuse. It traces the long tradition of skepticism about women and children who ... More


Accuracy and Specificity of Autobiographical Memory in Childhood Trauma Victims: Developmental Considerations

Christin M. Ogle, Stephanie D. Block, Latonya S. Harris, Michelle Culver, Else-Marie Augusti, Susan Timmer, Anthony Urquiza, and Gail S. Goodman

in Stress, Trauma, and Children's Memory Development: Neurobiological, cognitive, clinical and legal perspectives

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195308457
eISBN:
9780199867387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195308457.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter examines the claim that childhood trauma leads to a specific type of autobiographical memory functioning, namely “overgeneral memory”. It reviews scientific theory and research on ... More


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

Nancy Whittier

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195325102
eISBN:
9780199869350
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195325102.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This book studies activism against child sexual abuse, tracing it from its emergence in feminist anti‐rape efforts, through the development of mainstream self‐help, conflicts with an opposing ... More


Child Sexual Abuse by Roman Catholic Clergy: The scale and history of the problem

Marie Keenan

in Child Sexual Abuse and the Catholic Church: Gender, Power, and Organizational Culture

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199895670
eISBN:
9780199919604
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199895670.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

This chapter analyzes the available data on what is known about the problem of sexual abuse within the Catholic Church. It also considers how the available data compare with data from other churches ... More


Understanding and Explaining Child Sexual Abuse within the Catholic Church: Gender, power, organizational culture

Marie Keenan

in Child Sexual Abuse and the Catholic Church: Gender, Power, and Organizational Culture

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199895670
eISBN:
9780199919604
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199895670.003.0011
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

This chapter begins by making the case for a gendered perspective on child sexual abuse and by extension on sexual abuse by Catholic clergy. Initially, it thematically elucidates a number of broad ... More


The Individual as the Unit of Analysis

Marie Keenan

in Child Sexual Abuse and the Catholic Church: Gender, Power, and Organizational Culture

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199895670
eISBN:
9780199919604
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199895670.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

This chapter reviews key themes emerging from the psychological and psychiatric literature. It examines what happens when the individual is the focus of analysis. It indicates that child sexual ... More


A Social Approach for Understanding a Social Problem

Marie Keenan

in Child Sexual Abuse and the Catholic Church: Gender, Power, and Organizational Culture

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199895670
eISBN:
9780199919604
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199895670.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

A social or critical perspective keeps the contextual, relational, and linguistic constitution of social issues to the fore, and is also mindful of the political and social consequences of particular ... More


Developmental Trends in Spontaneous False Memory, with Implications for the Law

Charles J. Brainerd and Valerie F. Reyna

in Stress, Trauma, and Children's Memory Development: Neurobiological, cognitive, clinical and legal perspectives

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195308457
eISBN:
9780199867387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195308457.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter focuses on the scientific study of children's false memories and how susceptibility to false memories changes with age. It begins with a sketch of some historical facts about the law's ... More


Conclusion

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/9780195325102.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The conclusion sums up the ways that the movement against child sexual abuse sought to achieve change, and the ways that the external context shaped those changes and the movement itself, shedding ... More


The View from the Ground: Clerical men

Marie Keenan

in Child Sexual Abuse and the Catholic Church: Gender, Power, and Organizational Culture

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199895670
eISBN:
9780199919604
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199895670.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

Much of the literature on Roman Catholic clergy comes from a number of sources, including scholarly books and essays, empirical research studies, newspaper reports, and some relevant websites. ... 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


Right to Protection against Sexual Abuse and Exploitation

Asha Bajpai

in Child Rights in India: Law, Policy, and Practice

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780199470716
eISBN:
9780199089079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199470716.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Child sexual abuse and exploitation covers the sexual maltreatment of both children and young people. Part A deals with child sexual abuse (CSA) in India, its magnitude, and child sexual abuse in ... More


Sexuality and Masculinity

Marie Keenan

in Child Sexual Abuse and the Catholic Church: Gender, Power, and Organizational Culture

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199895670
eISBN:
9780199919604
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199895670.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

This chapter offers the first part of the thematic analysis of the accounts of clerical men who have sexually abused minors as they consider some of the factors that gave rise to their sexual ... More


Organized Irresponsibility (II): Clerical Elites, Rules, Obedience, and Loneliness

Marie Keenan

in Child Sexual Abuse and the Catholic Church: Gender, Power, and Organizational Culture

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199895670
eISBN:
9780199919604
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199895670.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

This chapter explores the social, emotional, and institutional context of the men's offending, paying particular attention to rules, obedience, loneliness, power, and opportunity. The clerical men ... More


Introduction

Marie Keenan

in Child Sexual Abuse and the Catholic Church: Gender, Power, and Organizational Culture

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199895670
eISBN:
9780199919604
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199895670.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

This introductory chapter sets out the purpose of the book, which is to understand and analyze child sexual abuse by Catholic clergy in its individual and systemic dimensions, and to offer a ... More


Public Understandings, Sexual Violence and Safe Spaces

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/9780748625314.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This chapter addresses how audiences ‘make sense’ of social issue storylines. Its overall aim is to explore the links or disconnections between how messages are constructed for the imagined audience ... More


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