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Childhood Sexual Abuse: A Reference Handbook / Edition 2
     

Childhood Sexual Abuse: A Reference Handbook / Edition 2

by Karen L. Kinnear
 

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ISBN-10: 1851099050

ISBN-13: 9781851099054

Pub. Date: 01/28/2007

Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated

This work is an important new edition of a classic study—one of the few exhaustive examinations of childhood sexual abuse available—with 40 percent new material.

• A chronology of important events in the history of child sexual abuse covers the various laws and how they've changed over the centuries (from religious laws allowing marriage to minor

Overview

This work is an important new edition of a classic study—one of the few exhaustive examinations of childhood sexual abuse available—with 40 percent new material.

• A chronology of important events in the history of child sexual abuse covers the various laws and how they've changed over the centuries (from religious laws allowing marriage to minor girls up through the latest laws relating to Internet issues), notable abuse cases, the formation of major anti-abuse organizations, and top scientific studies

• Excerpts from relevant U.S. and international laws and conventions

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781851099054
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/28/2007
Series:
Contemporary World Issues Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
362
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.94(d)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1: Background and History

Child Sexual Abuse Defined

Characteristics of Child Sexual Abuse

Who Is Abused?

Perpetrators

Parents/Step-Parents

Siblings

Other Family Members

Causes

Effects

Sexual Disorders

Eating Disorders

Substance Abuse

Depression

Indicators of Childhood Sexual Abuse

Intervention/Treatment

Reporting

Investigation

Treatment

Interviewing the Child

Medical Examinations

Social and Law Enforcement Services

The Legal System

Children as Witnesses

Use of Expert Witnesses

Child Advocate Programs

Prevention

Parental Education Programs

Prevention Programs for Professionals

Prevention Programs for Children

Other Types of Child Sexual Abuse

Child Exploitation and Prostitution

Cults and Ritual Abuse

Child Pornography and Sex Rings

References

2 Problems, Controversies, and Solutions

Identifying Abuse

Estimates of Incidence and Prevalence of Sexual Abuse

Children's Credibility

Perpetrators

Homosexuals

Teachers

Female Offenders

Coaches

Juvenile Sex Offenders

Treatment

The Use of Anatomically Detailed Dolls

Interviewing the Mother

Confronting the Abuser

Recidivism

Chemical Castration

Repression/False Memories

Community Notification Laws

Juvenile Offenders and Community Notification

Prevention

Sexual Abuse Committed by Clergy

Statutes of Limitations

Online Predators

References

3: Worldwide Perspective

Introduction

International Laws and Conventions

Other Conventions

Regional Laws and Conventions

Incidence and Prevalence of Child Sexual Abuse

Developed Regions/Countries

Developing Regions/Countries

In School

In Orphanages

At Work

By marriage

In war

In Refugee Camps

In Police Custody

On the Streets

Worldwide Issues

The Internet and Child Pornography

Functions of Child Pornography

Legislation against Child Pornography

Virtual Child Pornography

Child Prostitution

Child Trafficking

Ritual Abuse

Castration of Repeat Sex Offenders

References

4. Chronology

References

5. Biographical Sketches

6: Facts and Statistics

Prevalence and Incidence

Prevalence

Incidence

Signs and Symptoms of Sexual Abuse

State Definitions of Child Sexual Abuse

State Sex Offender Registries

Federal (U.S.) Laws

The Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (

Keeping Children and Families Safe Act of 2003, P.L. 108-36

Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) of 1978, P.L. 95-608

Family Preservation and Support Services Program

Title XIII, Chapter 2, Subchapter C, Part 1

Adoption and Safe Families Act (ASFA) of 1997, P.L. 105-89

Child Abuse Prevention and Enforcement Act of 2000, P.L. 106-177

The Victims of Child Abuse Act of 1990, P.L. 101-647

Protection of Children against Sexual Exploitation Act of 1977

Communications Decency Act (CDA) of 1996, P.L. 104-104

The Child Pornography Prevention Act of 1996 (CPPA), P.L. 104-208

Protection of Children From Sexual Predators Act of 1998, P.L. 105-314

Other Federal Laws and Codes to Protect Children

International Conventions

Convention on the Rights of the Child,

Protocol To Prevent, Suppress And Punish Trafficking In Persons, Especially Women And Children, Supplementing The United Nations Convention Against Transnational Organized Crime (United Nations 2003)

Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the sale of children, child prostitution and child pornography

Summary of Significant Court Cases in U.S. Courts

New York v. Ferber, 458 U.S. 747 (1982).

Osborne v. Ohio, 495 U.S. 103 (1990)

Idaho v. Wright 497 U.S. 805 (1990)

Reno v. American Civil Liberties Union, 521 U.S. 844 (1997)

Ashcroft v. Free Speech Coalition, 535 U.S. 234 (2002)

Stogner v. California, 539 U.S. 607 (2003)

Ashcroft v. American Civil Liberties Union, 542 U.S. 656 (2004)

Smith et al. v. Doe et al., 538 U.S. 84 (2002)

United States v. American Library Association, 539 U.S. 194 (2003)

United States v. Hilton, 363 F.3d 58 (1st Cir. 2004)

Cummings v. State of Arkansas 353 Ark. 618 (Ark. Sup. Ct. 2003)

Doe v. Chamberlin (299 F.3d 192 (3rd Cir. 2002))

References

7: Directory of Organizations, Associations and Agencies

8 Selected Print and Nonprint Resources

Books

Journal Articles

Training Materials, Manuals

Videos

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