Sexual Abuse in Nine North American Cultures

Sexual Abuse in Nine North American Cultures

By Lisa Aronson Fontes

SAGE Publications, Inc
9781452247410
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Book Description

The impact of culture on sexual abuse issues is only beginning to be understood. In minority populations, sexual abuse can be overlooked - or survivors can be inappropriately treated - because of cultural or linguistic misunderstandings, racism or homophobia. This volume contains culture-specific chapters that consider ways in which cultural norms can be used to protect children and promote healing from sexual abuse.