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NCJ Number: 156708 Find in a Library
Title: Sexual Offenses Against Children: The Misjudged Crime
Journal: Belugyi Szemle  Volume:33  Issue:3  Dated:(March 1995)  Pages:21-33
Author(s): H J Schneider
Date Published: 1995
Page Count: 13
Type: Survey
Format: Article
Language: English; Hungarian
Country: Hungary
Annotation: Traditional criminological approaches to child sexual abuse committed by strangers considers these offenses to be rare and give little attention to the psychological and social harm suffered by the victims.
Abstract: Criminology focuses on the offender and explains these crimes in terms of offenders' personality disorders. Some also suggest that the sexual abuse of a child existed only in the child's imagination. The issue of child sexual abuse by strangers requires proper attention, because publications in the popular press and talk shows on television cannot prevent child abuse. (Publisher summary modified)
Main Term(s): Juvenile victims
Index Term(s): Abused children; Child Sexual Abuse; Sexual assault trauma; Stranger on stranger crimes
Note: Translation of article titled Das Verkannte Delikt, published Universitas, N 10
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