Children of Neglect: When No One Cares / Edition 1

Children of Neglect: When No One Cares / Edition 1

by Margaret Smith, Rowena Fong
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0415946581

ISBN-13: 9780415946582

Pub. Date: 12/29/2003

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This book contains a comprehensive review of the current state of child neglect. Included are statistics regarding incidence and lethality, definitional issues, etiological theory, history of and current policy, and current interventions. As child neglect is often linked with structural issues, the book also examines the relationship of child neglect to poverty,

Overview

This book contains a comprehensive review of the current state of child neglect. Included are statistics regarding incidence and lethality, definitional issues, etiological theory, history of and current policy, and current interventions. As child neglect is often linked with structural issues, the book also examines the relationship of child neglect to poverty, substance abuse and culture.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415946582
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/29/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
324
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Abstract
Chapter 1: The Problem of Child Neglect
Chapter 2: What is Child Neglect?: Definition Issues
Chapter 3: What Causes Child Neglect?: Theoretical Issues
Chapter 4: Public Policy and Child Neglect
Chapter 5: Treatment of Child Neglect
Chapter 6: Culture and Child Neglect
Chapter 7: Poverty and Child Neglect
Chapter 8: Substance Abuse and Child Neglect
Chapter 9: The Children of Neglect: Conclusions and Future Directions
References

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