The Age of Consent: Young People, Sexual Abuse and Agency a new book edited by Dr. Kate Gleeson (senior lecturer and Research Director of Macquarie Law School) and Professor Catharine Lumby (Professor of Media at Macquarie University) has just been published by UWA publishing.

This book challenges received mainstream and scholarly ideas about how and why child abuse occurs and offers fresh ideas about understanding how we can enhance young people’s agency and can make a difference to their lives by ensuring they have an opportunity to grow up developing their own voices and identities, free from adult coercion.

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Last updated: 03 Dec 2019