Mary de Young
Mary de Young is a professor of sociology at Grand Valley State University, where from 2000 to 2003 she served as the head of the sociology department. She has published a variety of works in the area of child sexual abuse, including five books, several book chapters, and more than 35 peer-reviewed journal papers.
In 1989, she reviewed the literature published by MAP organizations for public dissemination, in an article called "The world according to NAMBLA: Accounting for deviance." She identified numerous strategies including the "denial of injury" and "adoption of value-neutral terminology".
References and full paper
- de Young, Mary (1989). "World According to NAMBLA: Accounting for Deviance". Journal of Sociology & Social Welfare. 16 (1): 111–26. Retrieved 2008-10-20.