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Holding Bishops Accountable

How Lawsuits Helped the Catholic Church Confront Clergy Sexual Abuse

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HARDCOVER

$48.50 • £38.95 • €43.50

ISBN 9780674028104

Publication Date: 05/30/2008

Short

304 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

11 line illustrations

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  • Timeline of Events
  • Introduction
  • I. An Overview of Clergy Sexual Abuse Litigation
    • 1. A Short History
    • 2. Statistics
    • 3. Legal Issues
  • II. Litigation and Policymaking
    • 4. Framing Clergy Sexual Abuse as a Problem of Institutional Failure
    • 5. Placing Clergy Sexual Abuse on Policy Agendas
    • 6. Uncovering Concealed Information
  • III. Tort Litigation as a Policy Venue
    • Assessing the Results of Clergy Sexual Abuse Litigation
    • The Complementary Policymaking Role of Tort Litigation
  • Appendixes
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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