Explanations for the decline in child sexual abuse cases / David Finkelhor and Lisa M. Jones.

Author
Finkelhor, David [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
[Washington, D.C.] : U.S. Dept. of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, [2004]
Description
1 online resource (11 pages, 1 unnumbered page) : digital, PDF file.

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Subject(s)
Library of Congress genre(s)
Series
Juvenile justice bulletin [More in this series]
Notes
Title from title screen (viewed Mar. 4, 2004).
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (pages 11-12).
Contents
  • Key findings
  • Evidence for the decline
  • Explanations for the decline
  • Explanations and the evidence
  • Increasing conservatism within CPS
  • Exclusion of cases that do not involved caretakers
  • Changes in CPS data collectino methods or definitions
  • Less reporting to CPS due to a sexual abuse backlash
  • A diminishing reservoir of older cases
  • A real decline in the incidence of sexual abuse
  • Conclusion
  • References.
SuDoc no.
J 32.10:C 43/12
OCLC
54536292
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