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NCJ Number: NCJ 241962     Find in a Library
Title: Sexual Abuse in a Classroom of Ten Male Students: A Group Victimization
Journal: Journal of Child Sexual Abuse  Volume:21  Issue:5  Dated:September - October 2012  Pages:543 to 552
Author(s): Gonca Gul Celik ; Aysegul Yolga Tahiroglu ; Ayse Avci ; Necmi Cekin ; Nurdan Evliyaoglu ; Belgin Yoruldu
Date Published: 10/2012
Page Count: 10
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Type: Report (Study/Research)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: The aim of this paper is to present the rare occurrence of the case of a male teacher in Turkey who sexually abused his students in an elementary school.
Abstract: The term “professional perpetrator” is used to describe individuals who commit sexual abuse in the capacity of a position of trust such as a teacher, household member, or employer. There is an increasing body of evidence focusing on educator sexual abuse in the school environment. However, data are limited about this topic. The aim of this paper is to present the rare occurrence of the case of a male teacher in Turkey who sexually abused his students in an elementary school. Although it is unknown which populations are most vulnerable to sexual abuse, in Turkey we think that the indigenous population is at risk. Abuse cases are not logged into the criminal justice system because the majority of abuse allegations are ignored or disbelieved by families. Abstract published by arrangement with Taylor and Francis.
Main Term(s): Child Sexual Abuse
Index Term(s): Victim-offender relationships ; Educators ; Professional misconduct ; Turkey
   
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