Sexual Violence in History: A Bibliography

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First published: April 1, 2024 - Last updated: April 1, 2024


Editors: Véronique Lecaros and Ana Lourdes Suárez

Title: Abuse in the Latin American Church

Subtitle: An Evolving Crisis at the Core of Catholicism

Place: London and New York, NY

Publisher: Routledge

Year: 2024

Pages: 316pp.

ISBN-13: 9781032512846 (hbk.) - Find a Library: Wikipedia, WorldCat | ISBN-13: 9781032512860 (pbk.) - Find a Library: Wikipedia, WorldCat | ISBN-13: 9781003401513 (ebk.) - Find a Library: Wikipedia, WorldCat | ISBN-13: 9781040009024 - Find a Library: Wikipedia, WorldCat |

Language: English

Keywords: Modern History: 20th Century, 21st Century | American History: South American History | Cases: Real Incidents / Catholic Church Sexual Abuse Cases


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- Véronique Lecaros, (Department of Theology), Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú -

- Ana Lourdes Suárez, (National Scientific and Technical Research Council), -

  Lists of Figures (p. x)
  Lists of Tables (p. xi)
  Lists of Contributors (p. xii)
  Acknowledgements (p. xviii)
      Véronique Lecaros and Ana Lourdes Suárez (p. 1)
  Part I (p. 11)
  1 Sexual abuse in the Catholic Church of Argentina
Juan Bautista Duhau and Ana Lourdes Suárez (p. 13)
  2 Abuses in the Catholic Church in Brazil
Brenda Carranza, María José Rosado-Nunesand Júlio César de Paula Ribeiro (p. 25)
  3 The sexual abuse crisis in the Chilean Catholic Church: an open wound
Eduardo Valenzuela (p. 40)
  4 Sexual abuses in the Peruvian ecclesial environment: sexual abuses in the Ecuadorian ecclesial environment: the Bolivian case
Dafne Aída Zapata Pratto, Jesús García and Véronique Lecaros (p. 53)
  5 Ecclesiastical abuses in Mexico: between naturalization and duty
María Eugenia Patiño López (p. 67)
  6 Sexual abuse and the Uruguayan Catholic Church
Miguel Pastorino (p. 76)
  Part II (p. 87)
  7 Clericalism in its Latin-American variant
Véronique Lecaros (p. 89)
  8 A tolerant familiarity with the illicit: the Catholic sexual imagination and its role in the abuse crisis
Raúl E. Zegarra (p. 107)
  9 The silence of victims and networks of secrecy
Luis Bahamondes González and Nelson Marín Alarcón (p. 123)
  10 Relevance and meaning of the international reports on abuse. An inescapable challenge for the reform of the Catholic Church
Carlos Schickendantz (p. 140)
  Part III (p. 155)
  11 Women religious victims of clergy abuse and perpetrators of abuse
Ana Lourdes Suárez (p. 157)
  12 Discipline, obedience, and punishments: spiritual abuse as an enabler of sexual abuse within Sodalicio
Rocío Figueroa and David Tombs (p. 177)
  13 Unveiling the manipulation: a testimony of Sodalitium Christianae Vitae’s deception
Gonzalo Can (p. 196)
  14 The Karadima case of abuses in Chile: contradictions of a Church under scrutiny
Cristián Parker Gumucio and José Miguel Pérez Valdivia (p. 202)
  15 Abuse dynamics and abuse-prone institutional systems in charismatic communities founded in Europe with strong roots in Latin America
Juan Bautista Duhau (p. 219)
  16 Abuses in parishes: the case of a Peruvian parish in a suburban poor area
Véronique Lecaros (p. 238)
  Part IV (p. 247)
  17 From victims to survivors: understanding the victims’ suffering
Ana Mercedes Caro (p. 249)
  18 Reparation, restorative justice and both the subjective and social need for truth, recognition, and justice commissions in Latin America
Carolina Montero Orphanopoulos (p. 263)
  19 Addressing the Catholic Church abuse crisis: responses, reforms, and challenges
Hans Zollner, Véronique Lecaros and Ana Lourdes Suárez (p. 280)
  Index (p. 290)

Description: »This book addresses the crisis of sexual abuse in the Roman Catholic Church in Latin America, the region of the world with the highest percentage of Catholics. Bringing together research from across the continent, it demonstrates that abuse within the Church is indeed a global phenomenon, though abuses have taken different forms according to varying sociocultural contexts. With attention to abuses committed against children, women and vulnerable adults – by both men and women – within the settings of parishes, new religious movements and international religious organizations, it also raises questions of justice, asking how to assess the suffering of victims, how to deal with abusers and how to prevent abuses. It will therefore be of interest to scholars of religious studies, sociology, Latin American studies, criminology, theology, and religious leaders with interests in the abuses and scandals that have been revealed in the worldwide Church.« (Source: Taylor & Francis)

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