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A House Divided: Suspicions of Mother-Daughter Incest

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Searching for the truth behind these accusations, while reconstructingthis troubling tale from case interviews, trial transcripts, policereports, and other documentary sources, the authors find in thisunusual case an ideal springboard for a serious consideration of thelegal and psychological issues underlying the assessment andprosecution of incest cases, in particular of mother-daughter incest.A House Divided serves as a vivid reminder of the legal, moral, andsocial complexities surrounding cases involving sex crimes.

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Tells the tale of a mother's fight to retain custody of her daughter amid accusations of mother-daughter incest, drawing on case interviews, trial transcripts, police reports, and other documentary sources. The case is used as a springboard for consideration of the legal and psychological issues underlying the assessment and prosecution of incest cases, in particular mother-daughter incest. Abramson is former editor of the Journal of Sex Research.
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Based on a true story, tells the emotionally harrowing tale of a mother's fight to retain custody of her daughter amid horrifying accusations of mother-daughter incest.

Synopsis:

Searching for the truth behind these accusations, while reconstructing this troubling tale from case interviews, trial transcripts, police reports, and other documentary sources, the authors find in this unusual case an ideal springboard for a serious consideration of the legal and psychological issues underlying the assessment and prosecution of incest cases, in particular of mother-daughter incest. serves as a vivid reminder of the legal, moral, and social complexities surrounding cases involving sex crimes.

About the Author

Dr. Paul R. Abramson (UCLA) is one of the leading sexual theorists in the country and also one of the most sought-after legal "sex" experts. He has consulted on many high-profile cases touching on topics like "dial-a-porn," video obscenity, sexual harrassment, and the infamous "Club Fuck" case. He is former editor of the Journal of Sex Research and author of six other books. He also has appeared several times on the nationally syndicated PBS show Closer to the Truth.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780393976359
Author:
Abramson, Paul R.
Author:
Pinkerton, Steven D.
Author:
Abramson, Paul R.
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Other Miscellaneous Crimes
Subject:
Abuse
Subject:
Criminology
Subject:
Child sexual abuse
Subject:
Mothers and daughters
Subject:
Trials
Subject:
Incest
Subject:
Abuse - General
Subject:
Incest - California - Mendocino
Subject:
Child sexual abuse - California - Mendocino
Subject:
Clinical Psychology
Subject:
Crime-Criminology
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [227]).
Publication Date:
20000931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
8.23x5.52x.51 in. .60 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Based on a true story, tells the emotionally harrowing tale of a mother's fight to retain custody of her daughter amid horrifying accusations of mother-daughter incest.
"Synopsis" by , Searching for the truth behind these accusations, while reconstructing this troubling tale from case interviews, trial transcripts, police reports, and other documentary sources, the authors find in this unusual case an ideal springboard for a serious consideration of the legal and psychological issues underlying the assessment and prosecution of incest cases, in particular of mother-daughter incest. serves as a vivid reminder of the legal, moral, and social complexities surrounding cases involving sex crimes.
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