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The Sexual Abuse of Children

CONTENTS

Introduction

Andy Kaladelfos, Yorick Smaal and Mark Finnane

PART 1. HISTORIES OF CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE

Chapter 1     Some questions of history: Prosecuting and punishing child sexual assault

Mark Finnane and Yorick Smaal

Chapter 2     Sexual assault by teachers: Historical legislative, policy and prosecutorial responses

Andy Kaladelfos and Lisa Featherstone

Chapter 3     Narratives of innocence and seduction: Historical understandings of child sexual abuse in Australia

Shurlee Swain

Chapter 4     Finding child sex abuse in the archives: The treatment of sexually offending clergy in the Church of England, 1871–1960

Timothy W. Jones

PART 2. RECOGNISING AND RESPONDING TO ABUSE

Chapter 5     Preventing child sexual abuse: A place-based approach

Stephen Smallbone and Nadine McKillop

Chapter 6     Child sexual abuse in the Catholic Church

Karen J. Terry

Chapter 7     Community process and the identification and reporting of suspected child abuse and neglect

Suzanna Fay-Ramirez

Chapter 8     The privatisation of incest: The neglect of familial sexual abuse in Australian public inquiries

Michael Salter

PART 3. LESSONS LEARNED? JUSTICE AND REDRESS

Chapter 9     Investigating historical allegations of sexual abuse: The investigation of suspected offenders

Mark Kebbell and Nina Westera

Chapter 10   Child sexual abuse complainants under cross-examination: The ball is in our court

Sarah O’Neill and Rachel Zajac

Chapter 11   Child sexual abuse in faith-based institutions: Gender, spiritual trauma and treatment frameworks

Deborah Sauvage and Patrick O’Leary

Chapter 12   Money for justice? Money’s meaning and purpose as redress for historical institutional abuse

Kathleen Daly

Chapter 13   New regulatory paradigms for preventing institutional child sexual abuse: Lessons from corporate crime and white-collar criminals

Simon Bronitt

References

About the contributors

The Sexual Abuse of Children

   by Yorick Smaal, Andy Kaladelfos and Mark Finnane