A Sourcebook on Child Sexual Abuse

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SAGE Publications, May 1, 1986 - Psychology - 280 pages
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- How widespread is child sexual abuse?

- Which groups of children are at greatest risk?

- Why do offenders offend?

- What are the initial and long-term effects of sexual abuse on victims?

- How can child sexual abuse be prevented?

- How should researchers approach the problem?

David Finkelhor is a leading researcher in the field of family violence and child sexual abuse. He is the author of two previous books on the subject, Sexually Victimized Children and Child Sexual Abuse: New Theory and Research.

Finkelhor is also known for his work in other areas of family violence. He is a co-editor of Dark Side of

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