➽ [Reading] ➿ A City Possessed: The Christchurch Civic Creche Case By Lynley Hood ➲ – Agedanna.info

A City Possessed: The Christchurch Civic Creche Case Researching And Writing This Book Often Felt Like The Literary Equivalent Of A Solo Crossing Of Antarctica Lynley Hood A City Possessed Is A Strong, Compelling And Shocking Story About One Of New Zealand S Most High Profile Criminal Cases A Story Of Child Abuse Allegations, Gender Politics And The Law In Detailing The Events And Debates Leading Up To And Surrounding The Christchurch Civic Creche Case, Lynley Hood Shows How Such A Case Could Happen, And Why Her Penetrating Analysis Of The Social And Legal Processes By Which The Conviction Of Peter Ellis Was Obtained, And Has Been Repeatedly Upheld, Has Far Reaching Implications Not Only For Our Justice System, But For The Way In Which We See Ourselves Ms Hood Is Clearly Interested In The Truth, And In Careful Research, Rather Than Holding A View And Sticking With It Through Thick And Thin This Is An Important Book Clearly Written, Well Researched, Assiduously Referenced, And A Compelling Read Dr Alison Jones, Director Of The Institute For Research On Gender, University Of Auckland Hood Says That When It Comes To The Ellis Case, And The Manner In Which Those Accused Of Sexual Abuse Of Children Are Dealt With Generally, Grave Injustices Are And Have Been Perpetrated Much In This Case Went Haywire The Result Is A Book That Will Elicit Strong Responses Outrage And Bewilderment Among Them Brian Turner, Poet And Publishing Consultant This Book Is A Work Of Scholarship Of The Highest Academic Standard The Interpretation Is A Very Important One, And One That Is Clearly Supported By The Evidence Professor Mark Henaghan, Dean Of Law, University Of Otago

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10 thoughts on “A City Possessed: The Christchurch Civic Creche Case

  1. says:

    I have to admit I did not read this book cover to cover, there is too much Why do I still give it five stars Because Lynley Hood needed to make it somewhat chewy and overworked to dispel accusations that she might not have looked into the case deeply enough The case being a man, Pe

  2. says:

    FINALLY finished this If you just want to know a bit about the creche case, I would start around page 200 Before that, it s all about feminist politics and the establishment of an over zealous child protection movement that saw all the experts, interviewers, social workers etc trained to

  3. says:

    A thorough investigation of one of the worst miscarriages of justice to occur n New Zealand, which has still not been rectified It s a harrowing story of how one man and numerous children can be abused by the system, and, in the children s case, by the very people who should have been protecti

  4. says:

    Even though I agree with Hood s main point that Peter Ellis is innocent and his conviction was the result of hyteria, I have serious reservations about this book.It s hard to believe that she was partially awarded a PhD from Otago University based on the scholarship in this books She repeatedly call

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