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Child sexual abuse in Victorian England

by Jackson, Louise A.

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Published by Routledge in London, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England
    • Subjects:
    • Child sexual abuse -- England -- History -- 19th century.,
    • Sexually abused children -- England -- History -- 19th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [193]-200) and indexes.

      StatementLouise A. Jackson.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV6570.4.G7 J32 2000
      The Physical Object
      Pagination209 p. :
      Number of Pages209
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6804118M
      ISBN 10041522649X, 0415226503
      LC Control Number00266537
      OCLC/WorldCa42911897

      The Victorians worried about many things, prominent among their worries being the 'condition' of England and the 'question' of its women. Sex, Crime and Literature in Victorian England revisits these particular anxieties, concentrating more closely upon four 'crimes' which generated especial concern amongst contemporaries: adultery, bigamy, infanticide and prostitution.   During the early years of the Victorian era, radical new social programs were just beginning to be set up to improve working conditions of the working class. So in the early years of this era, those conditions were pretty bad. Over the succeeding.

      TY - JOUR. T1 - Louise Jackson, Child Sexual Abuse in Victorian England. AU - Hendrick, Harry. PY - Y1 - M3 - Journal article. VL - Indeed, in the early s, the sexual abuse of children was often referred to by social workers in Rotherham as ‘child prostitution’. These girls were sexually knowledgeable and active; they might also be argued to have exercised a degree of agency, albeit within a context that placed particular pressures on them and limited their choices.

      Child Sexual Abuse in Victorian England, Louise A. Jackson. New York: Routledge, pp. This is a comprehensive, exemplary study of the mistreatment of minors through 19th Century England . Additionally, people were advised to avoid “all causes which excite sexual feelings,”[14] and, thus, the self-abuser was not to read any lascivious literature or anything that might stimulate his or her imagination. Beyond stimulation of any kind, there were also a variety of other ideas to prevent masturbation among Victorian youth.


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Child sexual abuse in Victorian England by Jackson, Louise A. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Child Sexual Abuse in Victorian England is the first detailed investigation of the way that child abuse was discovered, debated, diagnosed and dealt with in the Victorian and Edwardian periods. The focus is placed on the child and his or her experience of court procedure and welfare practice, thereby providing a unique and important evaluation.

Book Description. Child Sexual Abuse in Victorian England is the first detailed investigation of the way that child abuse was discovered, debated, diagnosed and dealt with in the Victorian and Edwardian periods.

The focus is placed on the child and his or her experience of court procedure and welfare practice, thereby providing a unique and important evaluation of the treatment of children.

Child Sexual Abuse in Victorian England is the first detailed investigation of the way that child abuse was discovered, debated, diagnosed and dealt with in the Victorian and Edwardian periods.

The focus is placed on the child and his or her experience of court procedure and welfare practice, thereby providing a unique and important evaluation of the treatment of children in the courtroom/5(3).

Child Sexual Abuse in Victorian England is the first detailed investigation of the way that child abuse was discovered, debated, diagnosed and dealt with in the Victorian and Edwardian focus is placed on the child and his or her experience of court procedure and welfare practice, thereby providing a unique and important evaluation of the treatment of children in the.

Child Sexual Abuse in Victorian England is the first detailed investigation of the way that child abuse was discovered, debated, diagnosed and dealt with in the Victorian and Edwardian periods. The focus is placed on the child and his or her experience of court procedure and welfare practice, thereby providing a unique and important evaluation of the treatment of children in the courtroom.

Child Sexual Abuse in Victorian England is the first detailed investigation of the way that child abuse was discovered, debated, diagnosed and dealt with in the Victorian and Edwardian periods. The focus is placed on the child and his or her experience of court procedure and welfare practice, thereby providing a unique and important evaluation of the treatment of children in the Cited by: Download Citation | Child Sexual Abuse in Victorian England (review) | Victorian Studies () Following the lead of historians of women and the working classes, it is now common for.

"Recognising that child abuse is, nevertheless, a socially and historically constructed category [mijn nadruk], this book explores the specific meanings attached to sexual abuse in Victorian and Edwardian England, demonstrating how the actualities of criminal cases intermeshed with the symbolic delineation of the child.

‘Victorian’ sexual exploitation of poor girls isn’t history but recent events such as the Rotherham and Rochdale child sex abuse scandals are proof that we need a Butler in society today.

In the Victorian era, a girl’s character was judged in relation to her sexual conduct. Even if a girl had not been a willing participant — even if she was the helpless victim of a groper or a rapist — she was no longer considered to be an innocent. Instead, as Louise Jackson explains in her book on Child Sexual Abuse in Victorian England.

Book Review Child sexual abuse in Victorian England, by Louise A. Jackson, Routledge, London, pp. ISBN 0‐‐‐X. In her book Child Sexual Abuse in Victorian England, Jackson found that in Thames Police Court 53 per cent of cases were acquitted or dismissed, and in Hampstead Police Court only one quarter of cases were committed for trial.

15 The others were either convicted on lower charges, or dismissed. Some of these decisions were made on the basis of. News > Long Reads Why the Victorian myth of portraying paedophiles as strangers still persists today. Most child sex abuse happens within families, but we still cling on to the Victorian.

Child Sexual Abuse in Victorian England is the first detailed investigation of the way that child abuse was discovered, debated, diagnosed and dealt with in the Victorian and Edwardian periods. The focus is placed on the child and his or her experience of court procedure and welfare practice, thereby providing a unique and important evaluation of the treatment of children in the : Taylor And Francis.

Child Sexual Abuse in Victorian England is the first detailed investigation of the way that child abuse was discovered, debated, diagnosed and dealt with in the Victorian and Edwardian periods.

The focus is placed on the child and his or her experience of court procedure and welfare practice, thereby providing a unique and important evaluation of the treatment of children i/5(9).

Had she only hit her child repeatedly, without leaving marks, she would have been on the right side of the law in all 50 states. Most states don’t even define what parental physical abuse consists of, and Delaware’s rule against closed-fist punches—inflicted, you’ll remember, by an adult on a child—is actually unusual.

Child Sexual Abuse in Victorian England is the first detailed investigation of the way that child abuse was discovered, debated, diagnosed and dealt with in the Victorian and Edwardian periods.

The focus is placed on the child and his or her experience of court procedure and welfare practice, thereby providing a unique and important evaluation /5(9). Get this from a library. Child sexual abuse in Victorian England. [Louise A Jackson] -- Annotation Child Sexual Abuse in Victorian England is the first detailed investigation of the way that child abuse was discovered, debated, diagnosed and dealt with in the Victorian and Edwardian.

Get this from a library. Child sexual abuse in Victorian England. [Louise A Jackson] -- This is a detailed investigation of the way that child abuse was discovered, debated, diagnosed and dealt with in the Victorian and Edwardian periods.

The focus is placed on the child, and his or her. The sexual exploitation of children during Victorian times was widespread, and little has changed since then. But Ian Sparks welcomes new government guidelines that recognise these children.

Child sexual abuse in the United Kingdom has been reported in the country throughout its history. In about 90% of cases the abuser is a person known to the child. However, cases during the second half of the twentieth century, involving religious institutions, schools, popular entertainers, politicians, military personnel, and other officials, have been revealed and widely publicised since the.

Yet, as in so many areas of life during the Victorian Era, concern was clearly bounded by class and class interests. One of the great difficulties in approaching this topic is defining what actually constituted child sexual abuse in a particular period. The legal definition must, inevitably, revolve around questions of age and coercion.

Child Sexual Abuse in Victorian England is the first detailed investigation of the way that child abuse was discovered, debated, diagnosed and dealt with in the Victorian and Edwardian periods. The focus is placed on the child and his or her experience of court procedure and welfare practice, thereby providing a unique and important evaluation of the treatment of children in the Brand: Taylor And Francis.