Child Maltreatment: An Introduction

Child Maltreatment: An Introduction

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by Cindy L. Miller-Perrin, Robin D. (Dale) Perrin
     
 

This is a comprehensive text, providing an introduction to current knowledge about various types of violence against children. The author deals with sexual, physical, and emotional child abuse, neglect and the effects of witnessing abuse. The focus is on abuse perpetrated by family members and non-family intimates (the most frequent perpetrators), as well as abuse

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This is a comprehensive text, providing an introduction to current knowledge about various types of violence against children. The author deals with sexual, physical, and emotional child abuse, neglect and the effects of witnessing abuse. The focus is on abuse perpetrated by family members and non-family intimates (the most frequent perpetrators), as well as abuse by strangers. An Instructor's Manual is available to adopters, who request the manual on their departments' or organizations' letterhead.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761915775
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
04/16/1999
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
7.16(w) x 10.44(h) x 1.01(d)

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Table of Contents

History and Definitions of Child Maltreatment The Study of Child Maltreatment Theoretical and Methodological Issues Physical Child Abuse Child Sexual Abuse Child Neglect and Psychological Maltreatment Other Forms of Child Maltreatment Looking toward the Future

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