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dc.contributor.authorGoldberg, Melanie L.
dc.contributor.authorPollack, Daniel
dc.identifier.citationGoldberg, Melanie L. ; Pollack, Daniel. (Winter 2013). Identifying Mother-Son Incest: What Child Protective Services Investigators and Attorneys Need to Know. Michigan Child Welfare Law Journal 15(2): 3-9.en_US
dc.descriptionscholarly articleen_US
dc.description.abstractSociety’s disdain and concern for child sexual abuse has been accelerated by the recent trial of Jerry Sandusky and a number of other local high profile cases. To address this phenomenon, every state has an infrastructure of professionals to detect, investigate, record and analyze allegations of child abuse. Twenty-five years ago, the United States Supreme Court observed that “child abuse is one of the most difficult crimes to detect and prosecute, in large part because there often are no witnesses except the victim.” Pennsylvania v. Ritchie, 480 U.S. 39, 60 (1987). This observation particularly characterizes a unique form of child abuse: mother-son incest.en_US
dc.publisherState Bar of Michigan Children's Law Sectionen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesMichigan Child Welfare Law Journal;15(2)
dc.rightsAttribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 United States*
dc.subjectPennsylvania v. Ritchie, 480 U.S. 39, 60 (1987)en_US
dc.subjectChild Protective Services (CPS)en_US
dc.subjectmother-son incesten_US
dc.subjectCriminal investigationsen_US
dc.subjectIncest -- Underreportingen_US
dc.subjectChild abuse & neglecten_US
dc.subjectsexual abuseen_US
dc.subjectchild predatatorsen_US
dc.subjectmaternal sexual abuseen_US
dc.subjectintra-familial incesten_US
dc.subjectsexual abuse -- indicatorsen_US
dc.subjectsex cultureen_US
dc.titleIdentifying Mother-Son Incest: What Child Protective Services Investigators and Attorneys Need to Know.en_US

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