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Author Jackson, Louise A. (Louise Ainsley), 1967-

Title Child sexual abuse in Victorian England / Louise A. Jackson
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 2000
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Description 1 online resource (209 pages) : illustrations
Contents Introduction : the children of the poor -- Family, neighbourhood and police -- The child savers -- Signs on the body : the medical profession -- 'Witnesses of truth?' : Children in the courtroom -- Masculinity, 'respectability' and the child abuser -- Specialist homes for 'fallen' girls -- Conclusion : from 'corruption' to 'neurosis'?
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 193-200) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Child sexual abuse -- England -- History -- 19th century.
Sexually abused children -- England -- History -- 19th century.
Child Abuse, Sexual -- history.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 00266537
ISBN 0203007433 (electronic bk.)
0203169840 (electronic bk.)
1134736649 (electronic bk.)
9780203007433 (electronic bk.)
9780203169841 (electronic bk.)
9781134736645 (electronic bk.)