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Research: Child Abuse

Based on these 3 articles
1. Through a Foucauldian Lens: A Genealogy of Child Abuse.
By: Bell, Sheri. Journal of Family Violence. Feb2011, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p101-108. 8p.
2. Abuse of adolescents.
By: Rees, Gwyther; Stein, Mike. Children & Society. Apr97, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p63-70. 8p
3. Prevalence of Child Sexual Abuse: A Corrective Metanalysis.
By: Bolen, Rebecca M.; Scannapieco, Maria. Social Service Review. Sep99, Vol. 73 Issue 3, p281-313. 33p.

For each article answer the following:
1. Who did it?
2. What were they investigating?
3. What was the task?
4. What variables were manipulated?
5. What were the results?

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1. Through a Foucauldian Lens: A Genealogy of Child Abuse.
By: Bell, Sheri. Journal of Family Violence. Feb2011, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p101-108. 8p.

1. Who did it? The researcher who investigated the study was Sheri Bell.
2. What were they investigating? She was investigating Child abuse from a genealogy perspective and attempting to ascertain the prevalence of child abuse.
3. What was the task? To argue that child abuse is socially constructed, which is an argument to is very controversial and largely untouched in the research of child abuse. The argument that society defines what is child abuse and whether the abusers are criminals or sick degenerates was promulgated throughout the article in the form of alluding to the medical profession being the catalyst for determining the labeling of child abusers so as to allow society to abscond from their own abuse of children. Those who ...

Solution Summary

Research on child abuse through a Foucauldian Lens is provided in the solution.

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