Winner of the Christine M. Alder Book Prize in 2015 from the Australian and New Zealand Society of Criminology Historical abuse of children is a worldwide phenomenon. This book assesses the enablers of abuse and the reasons it took so long for officials to respond. It analyzes redress for institutional abuse in two countries, Canada and Australia, using first-hand accounts of survivors' experiences.
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24 October 2014
Professional and scholarly
Further / Higher Education
Introduction: Setting the Context PART I: THE PROBLEM 1. Discovering Institutional Abuse 2. The Cases 3. Institutions for Children and Memories of Institutional Life PART II: THE RESPONSE 4. Time and Knowledge 5. Redress Structure and Process 6. Redress Outcomes 7. Redress and Victims' Justice Interests 8. Summary and implications Appendix 1 The Cases Appendix 2: Redress Scheme Application and Assessment Process Appendix 3A: Redress Scheme Elements and Outcomes Appendix 3B: Financial Payments, Validation, and Other Case Data Appendix 3C: Financial Payments, Adjusted for 2012, in Different Currencies Appendix 4: Public Apologies and Statements Appendix 5: Memorials and Commemorative Activities Appendix 6: Other Media
Kathleen Daly is Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Griffith University, Australia. She writes on gender and race in crime and justice, and on innovative justice responses to sexual violence. She is a Fellow of both the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia and the American Society of Criminology.