The Science and Politics of Reducing Child Victimization.

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  • Author(s): Hoffman, Bruce
  • Source:
    Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice. May2008, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p103-113. 11p.
  • Document Type:
    Article
  • Additional Information
    • Subject Terms:
    • Author-Supplied Keywords:
      child victimization
      culture
      NIBRS
      science
      social movements
    • Abstract:
      Criminologists and other social scientists who seek to use science in an effort to reduce child victimization do so in a cultural environment in which alternative images and constructions of child victimization are paramount. Here, the author explores recent transformations in the field of child victimization research and the relevance of these changes for practitioners and scientists who wish to engage in the politics of child advocacy. The article is centered around two case studies: one focused on how the field is being transformed by new developments in crime measurement and research instruments and a second considering how contemporary social theory is enabling researchers to better comprehend the complexity of children's lives. [ABSTRACT FROM AUTHOR]
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    • ISSN:
      1043-9862
    • Accession Number:
      10.1177/1043986208315475
    • Accession Number:
      31868842
  • Citations
    • ABNT:
      HOFFMAN, B. The Science and Politics of Reducing Child Victimization. Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice, [s. l.], v. 24, n. 2, p. 103–113, 2008. DOI 10.1177/1043986208315475. Disponível em: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=hch&AN=31868842. Acesso em: 23 nov. 2020.
    • AMA:
      Hoffman B. The Science and Politics of Reducing Child Victimization. Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice. 2008;24(2):103-113. doi:10.1177/1043986208315475
    • APA:
      Hoffman, B. (2008). The Science and Politics of Reducing Child Victimization. Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice, 24(2), 103–113. https://doi.org/10.1177/1043986208315475
    • Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date:
      Hoffman, Bruce. 2008. “The Science and Politics of Reducing Child Victimization.” Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice 24 (2): 103–13. doi:10.1177/1043986208315475.
    • Harvard:
      Hoffman, B. (2008) ‘The Science and Politics of Reducing Child Victimization’, Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice, 24(2), pp. 103–113. doi: 10.1177/1043986208315475.
    • Harvard: Australian:
      Hoffman, B 2008, ‘The Science and Politics of Reducing Child Victimization’, Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice, vol. 24, no. 2, pp. 103–113, viewed 23 November 2020, .
    • MLA:
      Hoffman, Bruce. “The Science and Politics of Reducing Child Victimization.” Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice, vol. 24, no. 2, May 2008, pp. 103–113. EBSCOhost, doi:10.1177/1043986208315475.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Humanities:
      Hoffman, Bruce. “The Science and Politics of Reducing Child Victimization.” Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice 24, no. 2 (May 2008): 103–13. doi:10.1177/1043986208315475.
    • Vancouver/ICMJE:
      Hoffman B. The Science and Politics of Reducing Child Victimization. Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice [Internet]. 2008 May [cited 2020 Nov 23];24(2):103–13. Available from: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=hch&AN=31868842