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Author Robertson, Stephen (Stephen Murray)
Title Crimes against children : sexual violence and legal culture in New York City, 1880-1960 / Stephen Robertson
Imprint Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2005
book jacket
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 Euro-Am Studies Lib  345.747 R548 2005    AVAILABLE    30500101273921
Descript xii, 337 p. ; 24 cm
Series Studies in legal history
Studies in legal history
Note 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
Subject Child sexual abuse -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 19th century
Child sexual abuse -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 20th century
Children -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 19th century
Children -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 20th century
Prosecution -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 19th century
Prosecution -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 20th century
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