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Child sexual abuse: private trouble or public issue?

Inckle, Kay ORCID: 0000-0002-9071-1396 (2016) Child sexual abuse: private trouble or public issue? Researching Sociology (29 Nov 2016). Website.

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Since November 16th, when ex-footballer Andy Woodward revealed to The Guardian that he had been systematically sexually abused by his football coach at Crew Alexandra, a number of other players have spoken publically about their own experiences of sexual abuse ( Once again British society is ‘rocked’ by revelations of the systematic sexual abuse of children by high-status men in positions trust and authority. Once again, we ask how this could happen on such a massive scale and without any interventions from the institutions that are supposed to protect children or from the communities in which they live.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
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Additional Information: © 2016 The Author(s)
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
Date Deposited: 26 Jun 2017 07:52
Last Modified: 16 May 2024 08:53

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