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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.
A text for undergraduate students and beginning graduate students, providing a comprehensive introduction to the etiology, prevalence, treatment, and prevention of child maltreatment. Focus is on abuse perpetrated by family members and nonfamily intimates, who are the most frequent perpetrators, with additional material on abuse by strangers. Incorporates coverage on aspects such as sexual and emotional abuse, physical abuse, and neglect, with high-profile case studies, interviews with experts in the field, and chapter summaries. Legal and cross-cultural perspectives round out material. Paper edition (unseen) $37.95. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknew.com)
Cindy L. Miller-Perrin is currently Professor of Psychology and Blanche E. Seaver Professor of Social Science at Pepperdine University in Malibu, California. She is also a clinical child psychologist and has worked with developmentally delayed, maltreated, and other troubled children and their families. She has coauthored three books, including Child Sexual Abuse:Sharing the Responsibility (with S. Wurtele, 1992), Child Maltreatment: An Introduction (with R. Perrin, Sage, 1999, 2007), and Family Violence Across the Lifespan (with O. Barnett & R. Perrin, Sage 1997, 2005, 2011). She is also the author or coauthor of numerous articles and book chapters on topics including child sexual abuse prevention, perceptions associated with child maltreatment, family violence, and psychology and religion. She enjoys teaching and researching with undergraduates and is the recipient of the 2008 Howard A. White Award for Teaching Excellence. She received her doctorate from Washington State University.
Robin D. Perrin is currently Professor of Sociology at Pepperdine University in Malibu, California. His research interests and publications are in the areas of interpersonal violence, deviance theory, the social construction of social problems, and the sociology of religion. He is the coauthor of three books: Social Deviance: Being, Behaving, and Branding (with D. Ward & T. Carter, 1991), Child Maltreatment: An Introduction (with C. Miller-Perrin, Sage, 1999; 2007), and Family Violence Across the Lifespan (with O. Barnett & C. Miller-Perrin, Sage, 1997, 2005; 2011). He is the author or coauthor of numerous articles on a variety of topics related to religion, deviance, and interpersonal violence. He is the recipient of the 2004 Howard A. White Award for Teaching Excellence. He received his doctorate in sociology from Washington State University in 1989. Following his doctoral studies he was Assistant Professor of Sociology at Seattle Pacific University in Seattle, Washington.
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