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Understanding the effects of child sexual abuse : feminist revolutions in theory, research, and practice

Author: Sam Warner
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2009.
Series: Women and psychology.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Child sexual abuse is a global problem that negatively affects many women and girls. As such, it has long been of concern to feminists, and more recently mental health activists. This book draws on this revolutionary legacy, feminism and post-structuralism to critically examine current perceptions of women, girls and child abuse in psychology, psychiatry and the mass media, and to re-evaluate mainstream and feminist  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sam Warner
ISBN: 9780415360272 0415360277 9780415360289 0415360285
OCLC Number: 144328062
Description: 256 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: pt. 1. Theory --
1. Ethical praxis : applying a feminist post-structuralist perspective --
2. Disordered and abnormal mainstream misrecognition of women and child sexual abuse --
3. Dangerous desires : child sexual abuse, mental disorder and the mass media --
4. Using radical politics to understand child sexual abuse : changing concerns in women's theory, activism and therapy --
pt. 2. Research --
5. Critical research practices and ethical methodologies : researching women and child sexual abuse --
6. Mad, bad or dangerous? Women's routes into 'special' maximum-security mental hospitals --
7. Women surviving in secure care : making sense of the effects of childhood sexual abuse --
8. Special care and childhood sexual abuse : working with women in secure mental hospitals --
pt. 3. Practice --
9. Visible therapy with women and girls : reworking the effects of childhood sexual abuse --
10. Critical practices in child protection : social framework evidence and the expert witness --
11. Mothers, children and protective practices : making links between domestic violence and child sexual abuse --
12. Beyond deviance and damnation : working with women and girls in secure care contexts.
Series Title: Women and psychology.
Responsibility: Sam Warner.

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Child sexual abuse is a global problem that negatively affects many women and girls. This book draws on this revolutionary legacy, feminism and post-structuralism to critically examine perceptions of  Read more...
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