Centre for the Study of Missing Persons - Child abduction

Publications

Allender, D. M. (2007). Child abductions: nightmares in progress. FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin, 76(7), 1-7. 
‪https://www.ncjrs.gov/app/abstractdb/AbstractDBDetails.aspx?id=240962

Ankrom, L. G., & Lent, C. J. (1995). Cradle robbers. FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin, 64(9), 12-17.
https://www.ncjrs.gov/App/abstractdb/Ab ... ?id=157607

Asdigian, N. L., Finkelhor, D., & Hotaling, G. (1995). Varieties of non-family abduction of children and adolescents. Criminal Justice and Behavior, 22(3), 215-232.
http://cjb.sagepub.com/content/22/3/215.short

Baker, T., Burgess, A.W., Rabun, J.B., & Nahirny, C. (2002). Abductor violence in nonfamily infant kidnapping. Criminolgoy & Penology, 17(11), pp 1218-1233.http://jiv.sagepub.com/content/17/11/1218.refs

Beauregard, E., Stone, M.R., Proulx, J., & Michaud, P. (2008). Sexual murderers of children. Developmental, precrime, crime and postcrime factors. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, 52. http://www.uk.sagepub.com/bartol3e/stud ... regard.pdf

Beasley, J. O., Hayne, A. S., Beyer, K., Cramer, G. L., Berson, S. B. et al (2009) Patterns of prior offending by child abductors: A comparison of fatal and non-fatal outcomes. International Journal of Law and Psychiatry, 32(5) , 273-280.
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/ar ... 2709000673

Best, J. (1988). Missing children, misleading statistics. Public Interest, 92, pp84-92. http://www.nationalaffairs.com/doclib/2 ... elbest.pdf

Beyer, K. R., & Beasley, J.O. (2003) Nonfamily child abductors who murder their victims: Offender demographics from interviews with incarcerated offenders. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 18(10), 1167–1188.
http://jiv.sagepub.com/content/18/10/1167.short

Boudreaux, M. C., Lord, W. D., & Dutra, R. L. (1999). Child abduction: Age-based analyses of offender, victim, and offense characteristics in 550 cases of alleged child disappearance. Journal of Forensic Sciences, 44, 539-553.

Boudreaux, M. C., Lord, W. D., & Etter, S. E. (2000). Child abduction: An overview of current and historical perspectives. Child Maltreatment, 5(1), 63-71.
‪http://cmx.sagepub.com/content/5/1/63.short

Brown, K. M., & Keppel, R. (2007). Child abduction murder: an analysis of the effect of time and distance separation between murder incident sites on solvability. Journal of Forensic Sciences , 52(1), 137-145.
‪http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1556-4029.2006.00328.x/abstract;jsessionid=9532CBE15E1B322B6E243EDE5CC10104.d04t04?systemMessage=Wiley+Online+Library+will+be+disrupted+on+15+September+from+10%3A00-12%3A00+BST+%2805%3A00-07%3A00+EDT%29+for+essential+maintenance&userIsAuthenticated=false&deniedAccessCustomisedMessage=

Brown, K. M., & Keppel, R. (2011) Child Abduction Murder: The Impact of Forensic Evidence on Solvability. Journal of Forensic Sciences, 57(2), 353-363.
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1 ... ated=false‬‬

Brown, K.M., Keppel, R.D., Weis, J.G., & Skeen, M.E. (2006). Case Management for Missing Children Homicide Investigation. Washington: US Department of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. 2006 guidance on Missing Child Homicide cases. http://www.missingkids.com/en_US/archiv ... issing.pdf

Burgess, A.W., Carr, K., Nahirny, C., & Rabun, J.B. (2008). Nonfamily infant abductions, 1983-2006. American Journal of Nursing, 108(9), pp32-38.http://journals.lww.com/ajnonline/Abstr ... 06.20.aspx

Burgess, A.W., & Lanning, K.W. (1995). Analysis of infant abductions. Pennsylvania: National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.https://www.ncjrs.gov/App/Publications/ ... ?ID=201537

Burns, A. (2003). Protecting infants in healthcare facilities from abduction: A facility’s search for a sound infant security system. Journal of Perinatal and Neonatal Nursing, 17(2), pp139-147. http://journals.lww.com/jpnnjournal/Abs ... rom.6.aspx

Camp, W. D. (2011) Child custody disputes in families of muslim tradition. Family Court Review. An Interdisciplinary Journal, 49(3), 582-590.
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/store/10 ... 6b28778cbc

Canning, K. E., Hilts, M. A., & Muirhead, Y. E. (2011). False allegation of child abduction. Journal of Forensic Sciences, 56(3), 794-802.
‪http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1556-4029.2011.01715.x/abstract;jsessionid=A0D683ADBF91294D94838F789AB09576.d01t03?deniedAccessCustomisedMessage=&userIsAuthenticated=false

CEOP (2011) Scoping Report on Missing and Abducted Children
‪http://ceop.police.uk/Documents/ceopdocs/Missing_scopingreport_2011.pdf

Cesario, S.K. (2006). Selecting an infant security system: Assessing the needs of your facility. Nursing for Women’s Health, 7(3), pp236-242. DOI: 10.1177/1091592303255720

Cotterill, J. (2011). Mugshots and motherhood: The media semiotics of vilification in child abduction cases. International Journal for the Semiotics of Law, 24(4), pp447-470. http://link.springer.com/article/10.100 ... 010-9199-0

Crook, J. R. (2010) Long-Running Child Custody Dispute with Brazil Resolved. The American Journal of International Law, 104(1), 132-133.
http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.5305/ame ... 2517810937

Dalley, M. (2000). Stranger Abduction. Canada's Missing Children Annual.

Dalley, M. (2002). Stranger Abduction. Canada's Missing Children Annual Report. National Missing Children Services, Royal Canadian Mounted Police. Ottawa, ON.

Dalley,M. L., & Ruscoe , J. (2003) The Abduction of Children by Strangers in Canada: Nature and Scope. Royal Canadian Mounted Police. Ottawa, ON.
‪http://www.rcmp-grc.gc.ca/pubs/omc-ned/abd-rapt-eng.htm‬‬‬‬‬‬

Daniels, J.A., & Page, J.W. (2012). School barricaded captive-taking: A literature review and critique. Aggression and Violent Behavior, 17(2), pp140-146.http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/ar ... 8911001133

Douzenis, A., Kontoangelos, K., Thomadaki, O., Papadamitriou, N., & Lykouras, L. (2012). Abduction of children by their parents: A psychopathological approach to the problem in mixed-ethnicity marriages. British Journal of Medicine and Medical Research, 2(3), pp405-412. http://zenodo.org/record/7841/files/134 ... MR1137.pdf 

Fass, P.S. (1997). Kidnapped: Child abduction in America. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Forst, M., & Blomquist, M. (1991). Missing children: rhetoric and reality. Lanham MD: Lexington Books.

Freeman, M. (2006) International Child Abduction: The Effects, Reunite, 27-28.

Findlay, P., & Lowery, R.G. (2011). Missing and Abducted Children: A Law Enforcement Guide to Case Investigation and Project Management. Alexandria: National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. http://www.missingkids.com/en_US/publications/NC74.pdf

Finkelhor, D. (2009). Prevention of childhood sexual abuse. The Future of Children, 19(2), 169-194.

Finkelhor, D., & Dzuiba-Leatherman, J. (1994). Children as victims of violence: A national survey. Pediatrics, 84(4), 425.

Finkelhor, D., and Ormrod, R.K. (2000). Kidnapping of Juveniles: Patterns From NIBRS. Bulletin. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.
‪http://www.unh.edu/ccrc/pdf/jvq/CV28.pdf

Finkelhor, D., Hotaling, G., and Sedlak, A. (1990). Missing, Abducted, Runaway, and Thrown away Children in America. First Report: Numbers and Characteristics National Incidence Studies. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.
‪http://www.eric.ed.gov/PDFS/ED327329.pdf

Finkelhor, D., Hotaling, G. T., & Sedlak, A. (1992). The abduction of children by strangers and nonfamily members: Estimating the incidence using multiple methods. The Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 7, 226-243.
http://jiv.sagepub.com/content/7/2/226.short

Finkelhor, D., Hotaling, G. T., & Sedlak, A. (2002) Nonfamily Abducted Children: National Estimates and Characteristics.
‪http://www.missingkids.com/en_US/documents/nismart2_nonfamily.pdf‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Gallagher, B., Bradford, M., & Pease, K. (2008). Attempted and completed incidents of child-perpetrated child sexual abuse and abduction. Child Abuse and Neglect, 32, 517-528. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18513796

Gibbs, M.J.L., Jones, W.P., Smith, S.D., Staples, P.A., & Weeks, G.R. (2013). The consequencs of parental abduction: A pilot study with a retrospective view from the victim. The Family Journal, 21(3), pp313-317. http://tfj.sagepub.com/content/21/3/313.short

Goodwin, A.B. (). Striving for a secure environment: A closer look at hospital security issues following the infant abduction at Loyola University Medical Center. Annals of Health Law, 10, p245. http://heinonline.org/HOL/Page?handle=h ... n=journals

Gonzales, A. R., Schofield, R. B., & Flores, J. R. (2007). A Family Resource Guide on International Parental Kidnapping. Washington, DC.: U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs.
‪http://www.missingkids.com/en_US/publications/FamilyResourceGuide.pdf

Greiff, G. L. (2009) The Long-Term Aftermath of Child Abduction: Two Case Studies and Implications for Family Therapy. The American Journal of Family Therapy, 37(4), 273-286.

Griffin, T., & Miller, M. K. (2008) Child Abduction, AMBER Alert, and Crime Control Theater. Criminal Justice Review, 33(2), 159-176.
http://cjr.sagepub.com/content/33/2/159.short

Hanfland, K.A., Keppel, R., & Weis, J. (1997). Case management for missing children homicide investigation. Washington: US Department of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. https://www.ncjrs.gov/pdffiles1/pr/201316.pdf

Hegar, R.L., & Greif, G. (1994). Parental abduction of children from interractial and cross-cultural marriages. Journal of Comparative Family Studies, 25(1), pp135-142. http://www.jstor.org/discover/10.2307/4 ... 4706662057

Heide, K.M., Beauregard, E., & Myers, W.C. (2009). Sexually motivated child abduction murders: Synthesis of the Literature and Case Illustration. Victims & Offenders, 4(1), 58-75. https://www.ncjrs.gov/App/Publications/ ... ?ID=254606

Herring, L.R. (1995). Taking away the pawns: International parental abduction and the Hague Convention, North Carolina Journal of International Law and Commercial Regulations, 20, 137. http://heinonline.org/HOL/Page?handle=h ... n=journals

Hoff, P.M. (2002) Family Abduction: Prevention and Response. National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.
‪http://www.missingkids.com/en_US/publications/NC75.pdf

Johnston, J. R., Girdner, L. K., & Sagatun-Edwards, I. (1999). Developing profiles of risk for parental abduction of children from a comparison of families victimized by abduction with families litigating custody. Behavioural Sciences and the Law, 17(3), 305-322. ‪http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/(SICI‬‬‬)1099-0798(199907/09)17:3%3C305::AID-BSL348%3E3.0.CO;2-F/abstract‬‬

Johnston, J.R., Sagatun-Edwards, I., Blomquist, M.E., & Girdner, L. (2001). Early Identification of Risk Factors for Parental Abduction. Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. http://www.cybertipline.com/en_US/archi ... uction.pdf

Karpovich, J. (1996). Understanding national guidelines for infant abduction prevention and response. Journal of Healthcare Protection Management: Publication of the International Association for Hospital Security. http://europepmc.org/abstract/MED/10165221

Kreston, S. (1999). At the Hands of a Stranger: Child Abduction. Alexandria, VA: American Prosecutors Research Institute.

Lanning, K. (2010). Child molesters: A behavioural analysis- for professionals investigating the sexual exploitation of children. 5th Edition. Pennsylvania: National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. http://www.missingkids.com/en_US/publications/NC70.pdf

Lanning, K., & Burgess, A.W. (1995). (Eds.). Child Molesters Who Abduct: Summary of the Case in Point Series.National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.http://www.yellodyno.com/pdf/OJJDP_Chil ... ildren.pdf

Lowe, N., & Horosova, K. (2007). Good Practice Report on Access Under the Hague Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction. National Center for Missing & Exploited Children.
‪http://www.icmec.org/en_X1/icmec_publications/Good_Practice_Access_EN.pdf‬‬‬
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Martins, N., & Wilson, B.J. (2011). Parental communication about kidnapping stories in the US news. Journal of Children and Meida, 5(2), 132-146.http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/pdf/10.1 ... 011.558261

Miller, J., Kurlycheck, M., Hansen, A.J., & Wilson, K. (2008). Examining child abduction by offender type patterns. Justice Quarterly, 25.http://hsc3303project.wikispaces.com/fi ... alysis.pdf

Miller, L. (2013). Sexual offences against children: Patterns and motives. Aggression and Violent Behavior, 18(5), 506-519. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/ar ... 8913000608

Miller, R. (2007). Preventing infant abduction in the hospital. Nursing, 37(10), pp20-22. http://journals.lww.com/nursing/Citatio ... al.17.aspx

Miller, R. (2013). The Parental Kidnapping Prevention Act: Thirty years later and no effect- where can the unwed father turn? Pepperdine Law Review, 40, 735.http://heinonline.org/HOL/Page?handle=h ... n=journals

Miltenberger, R.G., Fogel, V.A., Beck, K.V., Koehler, S., Shayne, R., Noah, J., McFee, K., Perdomo, A., Chan, P., Simmons, D., & Godish, D. (2013). Efficacy of the Stranger Safety Abduction-Prevention Program and Parent-Conducted In Situ Training. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 46(4), 817-820.http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/jaba.80/pdf

Mukasey, M.B., Sedgwick, J.L., & Flores, J.R. (). You are not alone: The journey from abduction to empowerment. Washington: US Department of Justice.https://www.ncjrs.gov/pdffiles1/ojjdp/221965.pdf

Nahirny, C. (2002). Trends in infant abduction. Journal of Healthcare Protection Management, 18(2), pp30-34. http://europepmc.org/abstract/MED/12371245

Newiss, G., & Tranynor, M.A. (2013). Taken: A study of child abduction in the UK. London: Parents and Abducted Children Together. http://www.pact-online.org/images/stori ... _taken.pdf

Newiss, G. (2014). Beyond ‘Stranger Danger’: Teaching children about staying safe from stranger child abduction. London: Parents and Abducted Children Together.http://www.childabduction.org.uk/images ... Danger.pdf

Newiss G., & Fairbrother, L. (2004) “Child abduction: understanding police recorded crime statistics”, Research, Development and Statistics Directorate, Home Office.
‪http://uk.missingkids.com/en_GB/docs/Understanding_Child_Abduction_Home_Office_Doc.pdf

Noor-Mohammed, M.K. (2013). The definitional ambiguities of kidnapping and abduction, and its categorization: The case of a more inclusive typology. Howard Journal of Criminal Justice, DOI: 10.1111/hojo.12028
Parents and Abducted Children Together. (2005). Every Five Minutes: A Review of the Available Data on Missing Children in the UK. London: PACT. http://www.pact-online.org/Research-Doc ... icmec.html

Parents and Abducted Children Together. (2007). Beyond ‘Every Five Minutes’. London: PACT. http://www.pact-online.org/Research-Doc ... icmec.html

Plass, P. S., Finkelhor, D., & Hotaling, G. T. (1996). Family abduction outcomes: Factors associated with duration and emotional trauma to children. Youth and Society, 28, 109-130.
http://yas.sagepub.com/content/28/1/109.short

Prentky, R.A, Knight, R.A., Burgess, A.W., Ressler, R., Campbell, J., & Lanning, K.V. (1991). Child molesters who abduct. Violence and Victims, 6(3), pp213-224.http://eds.b.ebscohost.com/ehost/detail ... N=58716822

Rabun, J.B. (2009). For healthcare professionals: Guidelines on Prevention of and Response to Infant Abductions. Washington: National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. http://www.missingkids.com/en_US/publications/NC05.pdf

Radford, L., Corral, S., Bradley, C., Fisher, H., Bassett, C., Howat, N. and Collishaw, S. (2011). Child abuse and neglect in the UK today. London: NSPCC.http://www.nspcc.org.uk/Inform/research ... f84181.pdf

Rodreguez, R.D., Nahirny, C., Burgess, A.W., & Burgess, A.G. (1998). Missing children found dead. Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Servies, 36(1), 11-16. http://europepmc.org/abstract/MED/9635287

Salter, M. (2014). Getting Hagued: The impact of the international law on child abduction by protective mothers. Alternative Law Journal, 39(1).http://search.informit.com.au/documentS ... res=IELHSS

Shutt, J.E., Miller, J.M., Schreck, C.J., & Brown, N.K. (2004). Reconsidering the Leading Myths of Stranger Child Abduction. Criminal Justice Studies: A Critical Journal of Crime, Law and Society. 17(1), pp127-134. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0888431042000217688

Slota, H. J. (2009). Preventing and responding to international child abduction. American Journal of Family Law, 23(2), 73-78.

Spehr, A., Hill, A., Habermann, N., Briken, P, & Berner, W. (2010). Sexual murderers with adult or child victims: Are they different. Sexual Abuse: A Journal of Research and Treatment, 22, p290. http://sax.sagepub.com/content/22/3/290.short

Strohman, L.K. (2005). Stranger Infant Abduction: Offence Characteristics, Victim Selection, and Offender Motivation of Female Offenders. PhD Thesis: Drexel University. https://idea.library.drexel.edu/islando ... idea%3A497

Tarasenko, M. A., Miltenberger, R. G., Brower-Breitwieser, C., & Bosch, A. (2010) Evaluation of peer training for teaching abduction prevention skills. Child & Family Behavior Therapy, 32(3), 219-230.
http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1 ... fqAoBaxMlI

Tedisco, J. N., & Paludi, M. A. (1996). Missing children: A psychological approach to understanding the causes and consequences of stranger and non-stranger abduction of children. Albany, NY: State University of New York.
http://books.google.co.uk/books?hl=en&l ... es&f=false

Thomson, M. (2012) Alternative Modes of Delivery for Family Dispute Resolution: The Telephone Dispute Resolution Service and the Online FDR Project. Journal of Family Studies, 0, 2590-2596.
http://pubs.e-contentmanagement.com/doi ... 1.17.3.253

Vesneski , W. M., Lindhorst, T., & Edleson, J. L. (2011) U.S. Judicial Implementation of the Hague Convention in Cases Alleging Domestic Violence. Juvenile and Family Court Journal, 62(2), 1-21.
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1 ... 058.x/full

Vincent, J.L. (2009). Infant hospital abduction: Security measures to aid in prevention. American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing, 34(3), pp179-183.http://journals.lww.com/mcnjournal/Abst ... TO.10.aspx

Walker, L. & Beaumont, P. (2011) ‘Shifting the Balance Achieved by the Abduction Convention: The Contrasting Approaches of the European Court of Human Rights and the European Court of Justice’. Journal of Private International Law, 7(2), 231-249.
http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/h ... 2/art00001

Wolak, J., Finkelhor, D., & Mitchell, K. (2004). Internet-initiated sex crimes against minors: Implications for prevention based on findings from a national study. Journal of Adolescent Health, 35(5). http://www.unh.edu/ccrc/pdf/CV71.pdf

Wyld, D. (2009). Preventing the worst case scenario: An analysis of RFID technology and infant protection in hospitals. The Internet Journal of Healthcare Administration, 7(1). http://ispub.com/IJHCA/7/1/5214#

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