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ERIC Number: EJ674300
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2002
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Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
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ISSN: ISSN-1053-8712
Authority as Coercion: When Authority Figures Abuse Their Positions To Perpetrate Child Sexual Abuse.
Weiss, Karen
Journal of Child Sexual Abuse, v11 n1 p27-51 2002
Discusses child sexual abuse by a person in a position of authority. Tracks the recent trend toward recognizing position of authority in both state legislation and judicial precedent. Concludes that all states should recognize position of authority in their child abuse statutes and that such statutes should be interpreted broadly by the courts. (Contains 1 appendix.) (GCP)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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Identifiers: Authority; Coercive Behavior; Power; Sex Offenders