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Historical abuse of children is a worldwide phenomenon.
This book assesses the enablers of abuse and the reasons it took so long for officials to respond. It analyses redress for institutional abuse in two countries, Canada and Australia, using first-hand accounts of survivors' experiences.
About the Author
Kathleen Daly is Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Griffith University, Australia. She writes on gender and race in crime and justice, and on innovative justice responses to sexual violence. She is a Fellow of both the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia and the American Society of Criminology.
Introduction: Setting the Context
PART I: THE PROBLEM
1. Discovering Institutional Abuse
2. The Cases
3. Institutions for Children and Memories of Institutional Life
PART II: THE RESPONSE
4. Time and Knowledge
5. Redress Structure and Process
6. Redress Outcomes
7. Redress and Victims' Justice Interests
8. Summary and implications
Appendix 1 The Cases
Appendix 2: Redress Scheme Application and Assessment Process
Appendix 3A: Redress Scheme Elements and Outcomes
Appendix 3B: Financial Payments, Validation, and Other Case Data
Appendix 3C: Financial Payments, Adjusted for 2012, in Different Currencies
Appendix 4: Public Apologies and Statements
Appendix 5: Memorials and Commemorative Activities
Appendix 6: Other Media
ISBN: 9781137414342 ISBN-10: 1137414340 Audience:
Number Of Pages: 317 Published: 24th October 2014 Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan Country of Publication: GB Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 14.0
Weight (kg): 0.53