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Child Sexual Exploitation: Why Theory Matters

Jenny Pearce


The issue of child sexual exploitation (CSE) is firmly in the public spotlight internationally and in the UK, but just how well is it understood? To date, many CSE-related services have been developed in reaction to high profile cases rather than being designed more strategically. This book breaks new ground by considering how psychosocial, feminist and geo-environmental theories, amongst others, can improve practice understanding and interventions. It makes the case for a more thoughtful approach to CSE prevention and a greater use of different theoretical perspectives in the development and ... More

Keywords: child sexual exploitation, strategies, interventions, children, CSE prevention

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9781447351412
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: September 2020 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781447351412.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jenny Pearce, editor
University of Bedfordshire

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