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The Child at Risk : Paedophiles, Media Responses and Public Opinion - Anneke Meyer

The Child at Risk

Paedophiles, Media Responses and Public Opinion

Hardcover Published: 1st January 2007
ISBN: 9780719073441
Number Of Pages: 208

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Paedophilia continues to be a public and emotive topic in contemporary Britain which is capable of generating great and varying levels of interest, concern and condemnation. "The Child at Risk" charts these social responses and unravels their underlying dynamics through detailed empirical research and theoretical analysis. It will be essential reading in sociology, media studies and for those interested in media representation and governance.

Introduction: history, frameworks and research
Children and childhood
Figures and fears: discourses around paedophilia and the dynamics of concern
The paedophile risk: scales, fears and the Internet
Governing paedophilia
Conclusions
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ISBN: 9780719073441
ISBN-10: 0719073448
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 208
Published: 1st January 2007
Publisher: Manchester University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.97  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.39

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