Childhood Sexual Abuse: A Reference Handbook, 2nd Edition (Contemporary World Issues)
Publish Date: 2007-01-19
Author: Karen L. Kinnear
This work is an important new edition of a classic studyone of the few exhaustive examinations of childhood sexual abuse availablewith 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