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Kieran McCartan is a Senior Lecturer in Criminology at the University of the West of England in Bristol. He has worked on issues concerning the social construction of crime, particularly sex crime.
 
Kieran McCartan is a Senior Lecturer in Criminology at the University of the West of England in Bristol. He has worked on issues concerning the social construction of crime, particularly sex crime.
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In 2004, McCartan published an article which described research into public opinions about paedophilia by surveying the views of a sample of people from Belfast and Leicester. The article concluded that there was a 'moral panic' regarding paedophilia in contemporary society, but (more surprisingly) that the public were quite well informed about the subject and did not necessarily accept the most extreme solutions offered by parts of the media. 
  
  
 
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Kieran McCartan is a Senior Lecturer in Criminology at the University of the West of England in Bristol. He has worked on issues concerning the social construction of crime, particularly sex crime.

In 2004, McCartan published an article which described research into public opinions about paedophilia by surveying the views of a sample of people from Belfast and Leicester. The article concluded that there was a 'moral panic' regarding paedophilia in contemporary society, but (more surprisingly) that the public were quite well informed about the subject and did not necessarily accept the most extreme solutions offered by parts of the media.


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