Machine generated contents note: 1. Introduction to Social Science Perspectives on the Problem of Clergy Sexual Abuse / Claire M. Renzetti -- 2. Understanding the Response to Sexual Abuse of Minors by Catholic Priests: A Criminal Justice Perspective / Karen J. Terry -- 3. Interplay of Psychological and Institutional Factors in Sexual Abuse by Roman Catholic Clergy / John C. Gonsiorek -- 4. Contingent Crimes: Exploring the Sexual Abuse of Children by Clerics from a Situational Crime Perspective / Paul D. Steele -- 5. Priest and Catholic Culture as Symbolic System of Purity / Sandra Yocum -- 6. Don't Call It an Affair: Understanding and Preventing Clergy Sexual Misconduct with Adults / Diana Garland -- 7. Clergyperson Sexual Misconduct with Congregants or Parishioners: Past Attempts to Impose Civil and Criminal Liabilities and a Proposed Criminal Law to Increase the Likelihood of Criminal Punishment of Perpetrators / Kris Helge.
An examination of the clergy sexual abuse crisis from diverse scholarly perspectives.
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