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NCJ Number: 51322 Find in a Library
Title: CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT - AN ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY
Corporate Author: Greenwood Publishing Group
United States of America
Editor(s): B J KALISCH
Date Published: 1978
Page Count: 566
Sponsoring Agency: Greenwood Publishing Group
Westport, CT 06881-5007
Sale Source: Greenwood Publishing Group
88 Post Road West
P.O. Box 5007
Westport, CT 06881-5007
United States of America
Type: Bibliography
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS REFERENCE TOOL INCLUDES LITERATURE ENTRIES FROM THE LATE 1800'S TO 1977 ON A NUMBER OF DISCIPLINES. IT IS DIRECTED TOWARD RESEARCHERS, HUMAN SERVICE WORKERS, AND LAY PERSONS INTERESTED IN CHILD ABUSE.
Abstract: THE ENTRIES ON THE SUBJECT OF CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT INCLUDE GENERAL SURVEYS, HISTORICAL STUDIES, PROBLEM DEFINITIONS, DEMOGRAPHIC VARIABLES, AND LEGAL ISSUES. ENTRIES ARE ALSO INCLUDED ON PREDICTION, DETECTION, PREVENTION, CAUSATIVE FACTORS, MANIFESTATIONS, TREATMENTS, SEXUAL ABUSES, AND LEGAL ISSUES INVOLVING THESE SUBJECTS. EACH SUBJECT SECTION IS DIVIDED INTO SUBSECTIONS, WITH ENTRIES ARRANGED ALPHABETICALLY. THE BIBLIOGRAPHY OPENS WITH AN OVERVIEW OF THE CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT ISSUE. A USER'S GUIDE, AUTHOR INDEX, AND SUBJECT-KEY-WORD INDEX ARE PROVIDED. THE APPENDIXES CONTAIN LISTS OF BASIC BIBLIOGRAPHIC TOOLS AND OF SELECTED ORGANIZATIONS INTERESTED IN CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT IN THE UNITED STATES. THEY ALSO CONTAIN A REPRODUCTION OF THE CHILD ABUSE PREVENTION AND TREATMENT ACT THAT IS PART OF TEXAS LAW. A LIST OF JOURNAL ABBREVIATIONS IS INCLUDED ALSO.
Index Term(s): Child abuse; Juvenile dependency and neglect
Note: NO 2 OF A BIBLIOGRAPHIC SERIES ON CONTEMPORARY PROBLEMS OF CHILDHOOD
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