Child Maltreatment: An Introduction

Child Maltreatment: An Introduction

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

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ISBN-10: 0761915788

ISBN-13: 9780761915782

Pub. Date: 04/13/1999

Publisher: SAGE Publications

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

Overview

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:
9780761915782
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
04/13/1999
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x (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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