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Redressing Institutional Abuse of Children


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Introduction: Setting the Context

    1. Kathleen Daly
      Pages 1-6
  3. The Problem

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 7-7
    2. Kathleen Daly
      Pages 9-22
    3. Kathleen Daly
      Pages 23-51
  4. The Response

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 81-81
    2. Kathleen Daly
      Pages 83-111
    3. Kathleen Daly
      Pages 112-138
    4. Kathleen Daly
      Pages 139-157
    5. Kathleen Daly
      Pages 158-187
    6. Kathleen Daly
      Pages 188-198
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 199-304

About this book


Winner of the Christine M. Alder Book Prize in 2015 from the Australian and New Zealand
 Society of Criminology

Historical abuse of children is a worldwide phenomenon. This book assesses the enablers of abuse and the reasons it took so long for officials to respond. It analyzes redress for institutional abuse in two countries, Canada and Australia, using first-hand accounts of survivors' experiences.   


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Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Griffith UniversityAustralia

About the authors

Kathleen Daly is Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Griffith University, Australia. She writes on gender and race in crime and justice, and on innovative justice responses to sexual violence. She is a Fellow of both the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia and the American Society of Criminology.

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