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February 13, 2015

CFP: Interdisciplinary feminist perspectives on crimes of clerical child sexual abuse

Journal: Australian Feminist Law Journal
Special Issue Editors: Kate Gleeson and Timothy Jones
Submission deadline for abstracts: February 20, 2015
Description: »(...), we invite scholars from a range of disciplines including (but not limited to) law, criminology, history, gender studies, theology and psychology to submit papers engaging with the ways in which crimes of clerical child sexual abuse have been understood and responded to by law, the justice system, religious organisations, and state representatives, over time. By focusing on this critical area of legal and cultural history, we aim to shed light on questions relating to how clerical sex offenders have been understood and treated by the courts; the ways in which developing discourses of child sexual abuse influenced legal outcomes; the role of feminism in shaping understandings of clerical child sexual abuse; and the centrality of emergent survivors’ voices to revealing the contemporary global crisis in clerical child abuse. The AFLJ seeks to focus upon scholarly research using critical feminist approaches to law and justice, broadly conceived.«
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