Publisher description for Apologies and the legacy of abuse of children in 'care' : international perspectives / Johanna Skold, Senior Lecturer in Child Studies, Linkoping University, Sweden and Shurlee Swain, Professor, Australian Catholic University, Australia.


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This book positions inquiries into the historical abuse of children in care within the context of transitional justice. It examines investigation, apology and redress processes across a range of Western nations to trace the growth of the movement, national particularities and the impact of the work on professionals involved.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Child abuse.
Abused children.
Children -- Institutional care.
Foster home care.
Child abuse -- Case studies.
Abused children -- Case studies -- Case studies.
Children -- Institutional care -- Case studies.
Foster home care -- Case studies.