Interviewing Children: the VATE Approach

  • Georgina Heydon


This chapter presents a contrasting example of police discursive behaviour. This case study of police training interviews with children demonstrates that the police approach to interviewing adult suspects, as described in the previous chapter, is not the only questioning technique available to officers.


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© Georgina Heydon 2005

Authors and Affiliations

  • Georgina Heydon
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  1. 1.Monash UniversityAustralia

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