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Disability and Child Sexual Abuse Lessons from Survivors' Narratives for Effective Protection, Prevention and Treatment

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ISBN-10: 1843105632

ISBN-13: 9781843105633

Edition: 2009

Authors: Martina Higgins, John Swain

List price: $22.99
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Disability and Child Sexual Abuse examines the ways in which society marginalises, institutionalises and places disabled children in situations of unacceptable risk, and how ¿ as evidenced in the survivors' narratives ¿ patterns of service delivery can contribute to the problem. Based on the accounts of seven disabled individuals who were sexually abused in childhood, the book highlights a wide range of pertinent issues. Through case vignettes and empirical research, the authors ask practitioners to scrutinise their current professional practice, exploring participants' experiences of hospitalisation, education systems and local authorities. They consider the issue of who abuses and why,…    
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Book details

List price: $22.99
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Publication date: 11/15/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

Introduction
Seven Disabled People with Telling Stories
Narrative and Enabling Stories of Child Sexual Abuse
An Abusive Society?
The Double Whammy Effect
Expressions and Survival of Pain
Organizational Abuse
Who Abuses and Why?
Collective Identities
Narratives of the Narrative
Conclusion Towards a Non-Abusive Society
References
Subject Index
Author Index