Child Maltreatment: An Introduction / Edition 3

Child Maltreatment: An Introduction / Edition 3

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

Child Maltreatment, Third Edition, by Cindy Miller-Perrin and Robin Perrin, is a thoroughly updated new edition of the first textbook for undergraduate students and beginning graduate students in this field. The text is designed to provide a comprehensive introduction to child maltreatment by disseminating current knowledge about the various types of violence

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Child Maltreatment, Third Edition, by Cindy Miller-Perrin and Robin Perrin, is a thoroughly updated new edition of the first textbook for undergraduate students and beginning graduate students in this field. The text is designed to provide a comprehensive introduction to child maltreatment by disseminating current knowledge about the various types of violence against children. By helping students understand more fully the etiology, prevalence, treatment, policy issues, and prevention of child maltreatment, the authors hope to further our understanding of how to treat child maltreatment victims and how to prevent future child maltreatment.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781452205793
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
05/08/2012
Edition description:
Third Edition
Pages:
472
Sales rank:
270,995
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Abbreviations
Preface
Acknowledgments
1. History and Definitions of Child Maltreatment
2. The Study of Child Maltreatment: Theoretical and Methodological Issues
3. Child Physical Abuse
4. Child Sexual Abuse
5. Child Neglect
6. Child Psychological Maltreatment
7. Additional Forms of Child Maltreatment
8. Key Issues in Responding to Child Maltreatment
9. Controversial Issues in the Study of Child Maltreatment
10. What You Can Do to Help
Appendix: Resources for Individuals and Organizations Addressing Child Maltreatment
Glossary
References
Index
About the Authors

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