Home Truths: Family Based Violence Abuse and Inequality

Home Truths: Family Based Violence Abuse and Inequality

by Catherine Itzin
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415152615

ISBN-13: 9780415152617

Pub. Date: 10/28/2000

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Home Truths About Child Sexual Abuse brings together the findings of research and clinical work by leading figures in the UK and USA. It makes visible the prevalence of sexual abuse and exploitation of children by normal, ordinary, heterosexual family men, both within and outside the family. Comprehensive and multidisciplinary in approach, it covers the many

Overview

Home Truths About Child Sexual Abuse brings together the findings of research and clinical work by leading figures in the UK and USA. It makes visible the prevalence of sexual abuse and exploitation of children by normal, ordinary, heterosexual family men, both within and outside the family. Comprehensive and multidisciplinary in approach, it covers the many different aspects of child sexual abuse including:
*phenomenology
*definitions and terminology
*epidemiology
*explanatory frameworks
*concepts and theory
*the contribution of radical feminism
*constructs, classifications and typologies
*policy
*treatments
*multi-disciplinary and multi-agency work
*medical advice
*gender issues
*criminal justice.
The book provides the evidence and knowledge base necessary to begin to achieve effective prevention. It offers professionals, researchers and policy makers an invaluable source of reference and an informed basis for action.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415152617
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
10/28/2000
Pages:
480
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction

Overview

Part One: Child Sexual Abuse and Exploitation

Section One: Adolescent and Adult Male Child Rapists by Many Other Names

Section Two: The Victim Experiences of Child Sexual Abuse and Its Effects

Section Three: The Nature and Extent of

Child Sexual Abuse

Section Four: Contributing and Causal Factors

Part Two: Interventions

Section One: The 'Treatment' of Victims and Abusers

Section Two: Child Protection Policy

Conclusion

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