Online grooming legislation: Knee-jerk regulation?

  title={Online grooming legislation: Knee-jerk regulation?},
  author={Elisabeth Staksrud},
  journal={European Journal of Communication},
  pages={152 - 167}
  • Elisabeth Staksrud
  • Published 2013
  • Psychology
  • European Journal of Communication
  • The study explores whether or not the perceived threats of paedophiles grooming online cause disproportionate legislative reactions. This is done by reviewing if and how the legislative assumptions about the nature of grooming leading to specific grooming legislation in Norway match the actual user experiences of Norwegian children in general and those subjected to physical abuse following Internet encounters in particular. The expressed political assumptions (about how children use the… CONTINUE READING
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