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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


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


False Memory in Psychotherapy

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/9780195154054.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter explores the question of false memory in psychotherapy. To establish the dimensions of the question, it first reviews some case studies of alleged adult recovery of repressed memories of ... 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


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


Abuse in New Religious Movements: Challenges for the Sociology of Religion

Janet Jacobs

in Teaching New Religious Movements

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195177299
eISBN:
9780199785537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195177299.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter provides an overview of the study of abuse in new religious movements. Drawing on the literature on patriarchal charismatic movements, the chapter explores the dynamics of physical and ... 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


Interviewing Children about Sexual Abuse: Controversies and Best Practice

Kathleen Coulborn Faller

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195311778
eISBN:
9780199865055
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195311778.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

Interviewing children who may have been sexually abused is a daunting task fraught with far-reaching consequences for the children, families, institutions, and professionals involved. With no room ... More


Justice, Legality and the Rule of Law: Lessons from the Pitcairn Prosecutions

Dawn Oliver (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199568666
eISBN:
9780191721595
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568666.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

A British colony of fifty inhabitants in the Pacific Ocean, Pitcairn Island was settled by the Bounty mutineers and nineteen Polynesians in 1790. In 2004, six Pitcairn men were convicted of numerous ... 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


Elder Abuse

Jonathan Herring

in Older People in Law and Society

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199229024
eISBN:
9780191705274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199229024.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter considers the different definitions of elder abuse and provides estimates of its extent. It examines the current legal approach to the issue: through the private law remedies; the ... More


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

Marie Keenan

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199895670
eISBN:
9780199919604
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199895670.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

This book engages the first-person narratives of a group of Roman Catholic clergy in depth and detail, offering a thorough analysis of the perpetrators' accounts of how and why they sexually abused ... 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


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


Childhood Sexual Abuse Experienced by Gay and Bisexual Men: Understanding the Disparities and Interventions to Help Eliminate Them

David W. Purcell, Jocelyn D. Patterson, and Pilgrim S. Spikes, Jr.

in Unequal Opportunity: Health Disparities Affecting Gay and Bisexual Men in the United States

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195301533
eISBN:
9780199863815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301533.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter provides a systematic review of the prevalence and correlates of childhood sexual abuse among gay and bisexual men in the United States. It begins by describing the prevalence of ... More


Canon law and the sexual abuse crisis: Antinomianism, Legalism, and the Failure of the Rule of Law

John J. Coughlin

in Canon Law: A Comparative Study with Anglo-American Legal Theory

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195372977
eISBN:
9780199871667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372977.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter consists of two major parts. The first reviews the canonical provisions that were in place to respond to allegations of sexual abuse and to impose the penalty of dismissal from the ... More


Canon law and the sexual abuse crisis continued: The Consequences of the Failure of the Rule of Law

John J. Coughlin

in Canon Law: A Comparative Study with Anglo-American Legal Theory

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195372977
eISBN:
9780199871667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372977.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter addresses the canonical consequences of antinomianism and legalism. These include injury to the victims, the alleged link between priesthood and sexual deviancy, the disruption of the ... More


Cognitive-Behavioral Group Treatment with Mothers of Sexual Abuse Victims

Jacqueline Corcoran

in Clinical Applications of Evidence-Based Family Interventions

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195149524
eISBN:
9780199865154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195149524.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health, Children and Families

This chapter describes and illustrates through case example the use of cognitive-behavior group treatment with non-offending parents (typically mothers) whose preschool children have been sexually ... More


False Allegations of Sexual Abuse

Kathleen Coulborn Faller

in Interviewing Children about Sexual Abuse: Controversies and Best Practice

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195311778
eISBN:
9780199865055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195311778.003.0014
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

Both professionals and the public are attentive to and, in some instances, preoccupied with the possibility that sexual abuse allegation might be false. This chapter first differentiates between a ... More


Introduction

Penney Lewis

in Delayed Prosecution for Childhood Sexual Abuse

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199282289
eISBN:
9780191705441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199282289.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Childhood sexual abuse is a serious societal problem. Low rates of disclosure and reporting contribute to the difficulties facing prosecution authorities. There is extensive evidence of delayed ... More


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