Children as 'Risk'

Sexual Exploitation and Abuse by Children and Young People

Examines the social, legal and cultural challenges navigating the boundaries of 'normal'-'problematic'-'risky' sexual behaviours among peers. Les mer
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Examines the social, legal and cultural challenges navigating the boundaries of 'normal'-'problematic'-'risky' sexual behaviours among peers.

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Innholdsfortegnelse

Part I. The Theoretical and Policy Context: 1. Conceptualising children as 'risk: an introduction; 2. Child sexual exploitation and abuse: a contemporary history of concerns; 3. The social and political construction of sexual offending concerning children; Part II. Children As 'Risk': Children and Young People Who Display Harmful Sexual or Exploitative Behaviour: 4. The emergence of harmful sexual behaviour; 5. Peer-to-peer grooming: a re-appraisal; 6. The nature and scope of peer-to-peer exploitation and abuse: towards a typology of 'harm'; 7. Legal and societal responses to 'risk'; Part III. Future Approaches: 8. Conclusion: re-imagining 'risk'.

Om forfatteren

Anne-Marie McAlinden is a Professor of Law and Criminal Justice at Queen's University Belfast. She is an internationally recognised expert on sexual offending against children and the author/editor of over fifty publications, including two previous sole-authored monographs, the first of which, The Shaming of Sexual Offenders (2007), was awarded the British Journal of Criminology Book Prize 2008. She has been Principal Investigator on a number of ESRC funded projects including a recently completed three-year study on 'Sex Offender Desistance'; and currently 'Apologies, Abuses and Dealing with the Past', where one of the case studies is institutional child abuse.