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Homosexual Pedophilia

Steven Angelides

in The Fear of Child Sexuality: Young People, Sex, and Agency

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226648460
eISBN:
9780226648774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226648774.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

In the anglophone West sex panics erupted when gay rights movements and homosexual pedophile support groups emerged in the 1970s and 1980s to challenge age of consent laws and agitate for homosexual ... More


To Catch a Predator: New Monsters, Imagined Risks, and the Erosion of Legal Norms

Roger N. Lancaster

in Sex Panic and the Punitive State

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520255654
eISBN:
9780520948211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520255654.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

There has been a renewed round of intense reportage on the Catholic Church sex abuse scandals which illustrates how proportion and measure are distorted in sex panics. These conflations constructed ... More


Conclusion: Suspect Desires: The End of a Religious Illusion in Doubt (2008)?

Maureen Sabine

in Veiled Desires: Intimate Portrayals of Nuns in Postwar Anglo-American Film

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780823251650
eISBN:
9780823253043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251650.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Religion

The book closes with a study of Doubt and views this film as a somber retelling of The Bells of St. Mary's in its representation of a gender power struggle between a nun and priest, played out in a ... More


Rehabilitation of Pedophiles

John Borneman

in Cruel Attachments: The Ritual Rehab of Child Molesters in Germany

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226233888
eISBN:
9780226234076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226234076.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines not whether but how therapy is efficacious within ritual rehab. It follows the ritual process of rehabilitation, beginning with the accusation of abuse, to arrest, imprisonment, ... More


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