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Crimes against children : sexual violence and legal culture in New York City, 1880-1960 /

by Robertson, Stephen (Stephen Murray).
Series: Studies in legal history. Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2005Description: xii, 337 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0807829323 (cloth : alk. paper); 0807855960 (pbk. : alk. paper).Subject(s): Prosecution -- History -- 20th century. -- New York (State) -- New York | Prosecution -- History -- 19th century. -- New York (State) -- New York | Children -- History -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- 20th century. -- New York (State) -- New York | Children -- History -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- 19th century. -- New York (State) -- New York | Child sexual abuse -- History -- 20th century. -- New York (State) -- New York | Child sexual abuse -- History -- 19th century. -- New York (State) -- New YorkOnline resources: Publisher description | Table of contents only
Contents:
Introduction -- To rescue the developing child -- The act of violence on a child of tender years -- The crime against nature -- To throw absolute protection around females of less than sixteen years of age -- Making right a girl's ruin -- Making adolescents -- Crimes against children -- Child molestation -- Sex play -- Separating the men from the boys -- Conclusion.
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Includes bibliographical references p. ([309]-326) and index.

Introduction -- To rescue the developing child -- The act of violence on a child of tender years -- The crime against nature -- To throw absolute protection around females of less than sixteen years of age -- Making right a girl's ruin -- Making adolescents -- Crimes against children -- Child molestation -- Sex play -- Separating the men from the boys -- Conclusion.

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