Holding bishops accountable: how lawsuits helped the Catholic Church confront clergy sexual abuse

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Lytton, Timothy D. 1965-
Format: Print Book
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Published: Cambridge, Mass. [u.a.] Harvard Univ. Press 2008
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B USA / Clergy / Catholic church / Child / Sexual abuse
Further subjects:B Liability for child sexual abuse United States
B Child sexual abuse by clergy United States
B Catholic Church Trials, litigation, etc
B Trials (Child sexual abuse) United States
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Item Description:A short history -- Statistics -- Legal issues -- Framing clergy sexual abuse as a problem of institutional failure -- Placing clergy sexual abuse on policy agendas -- Uncovering concealed information -- Assessing the results of clergy sexual abuse litigation -- The complementary policymaking role of tort litigation. - Includes bibliographical references (p. [225]-268) and index. - Formerly CIP