The politics of child sexual abuse : emotion, social movements, and the state / Nancy Whittier
- Whittier, Nancy, 1966-
- Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.
- Physical Description:
- xii, 260 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
- From rare perversion to patriarchal crime : feminist challenges to knowledge about incest in the 1970s -- The politics of the "therapeutic turn" : self-help and internalized oppression -- Social services, social control, and social change : the state and public policy in the 1970s and 1980s -- Going mainstream : self-help activism during the 1980s -- Diffusion and dilution : mass culture discovers child sexual abuse -- Turning tides : countermovement organizing, "false memory syndrome," and the struggle over scientific knowledge -- The politics of visibility : coming out, activist art, and emotional change -- The paradoxical consequences of success.
- 9780195325102 (cloth)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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