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A Crooked Picture: Re-Framing The Problem Of Child Sexual Abuse, Eric S. Janus Jan 2009

A Crooked Picture: Re-Framing The Problem Of Child Sexual Abuse, Eric S. Janus

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This article discusses the problem of ending child sexual abuse using an allegory explaining that certain types of punitive solutions as solving the river "downstream", or in problem-solving mode, as opposed to "upstream", or in prospective problem avoidance. The thesis of this brief article is that our public policy is focused too far downstream. We rightly condemn child sexual abuse, but our public discourse frames the issue in a way that misdirects our public policy towards downstream solutions. If we truly want to protect our children from sexual abuse and end the cycle of violence, we need to reframe the …


Foreword To Articles Presented At The 2009 Childhood Sexual Abuse Awareness Conference, Phebe Saunders Haugen Jan 2009

Foreword To Articles Presented At The 2009 Childhood Sexual Abuse Awareness Conference, Phebe Saunders Haugen

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This foreword introduces four papers presented at the William Mitchell Conference on Childhood Sexual Abuse. It reviews all of the programs and discussions presented at the conference, Understanding a Silent Tragedy: A Conference on Childhood Sexual Abuse, including the experience and knowledge of the authors of each paper. Finally, it reviews and introduces the subject matter covered by each paper.