publication . Article . 2015

Child Sexual Abuse and Exploitation: Guest Editor’s Introduction

Michael Salter;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jul 2015 Journal: International Journal for Crime (issn: 2202-7998, eissn: 2202-8005, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Queensland University of Technology
Abstract
<p>One of the most unnerving aspects of child sexual abuse is that it is constantly manifesting in unexpected ways. The current Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse has collected testimony of abuse in churches, schools, out-of-home care, hospitals and religious communities, demonstrating the breadth of institutional arrangements whose structures and cultures have facilitated child sexual abuse. Cases of serious and prolonged sexual abuse in family contexts have been excluded from the terms of reference of the Royal Commission but nonetheless continue to surface in media reports. In 2013, twelve children were permanently removed fro...
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free text keywords: Child sexual abuse, child exploitation, Social Sciences, H, Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology, HV1-9960, Psychological abuse, Child abuse, Domestic violence, Victimisation, Sociology, Dysfunctional family, Royal Commission, Sexual abuse, Criminology
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publication . Article . 2015

Child Sexual Abuse and Exploitation: Guest Editor’s Introduction

Michael Salter;