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: 1583910247

ISBN-13: 9781583910245

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:
9781583910245
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/29/2003
Pages:
324
Product dimensions:
0.60(w) x 0.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

About the Authorsix
Prefacexi
Chapter 1The Children of Neglect: An Overview of the Issues1
Chapter 2What Is Child Neglect? Definitional Issues11
Chapter 3What Causes Child Neglect? Theoretical Issues33
Chapter 4What Causes Child Neglect? An Analysis of Causal Models75
Chapter 5What Impacts Children of Neglect? Public Policy107
Chapter 6What Impacts Children of Neglect? Practice Strategies139
Chapter 7What Impacts Children of Neglect? Practice Outcomes159
Chapter 8Child Neglect and Culture195
Chapter 9Child Neglect and Substance Abuse211
Chapter 10Child Neglect and Poverty229
Chapter 11The Children of Neglect: What Do We Know, What Do We Do?251
Bibliography275
Index303

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