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NCJ Number: 73472 Find in a Library
Title: Child Abuse and Family Violence
Corporate Author: Herner and Co
United States of America
Date Published: 1978
Page Count: 42
Sponsoring Agency: Herner and Co
Washington, DC 20037
National Technical Information Service
Springfield, VA 22151
US Dept of Health and Human Services
Washington, DC 20447
Contract Number: DHEW-105-76-1136
Sale Source: National Technical Information Service
US Dept of Commerce
5285 Port Royal Road
Springfield, VA 22151
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Report (Study/Research)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: The 63 items listed in this annotated bibliography place child abuse in the broader context of family violence and explore some of the interrelationships between child abuse and other forms of intrafamily violence.
Abstract: Family violence can occur between husband and wife, parent and child, or between siblings. It includes a broad range of actions, from shoving or slapping at the mildest extreme to brutal beatings, torture, or murder. Corporal punishment, although considered by some to be a legitimate technique of parental control of children, is nonetheless a form of family violence. The citations, abstracts, and research project descriptions included in this document indicate the many aspects of family violence and child abuse now being studied. This information was selected from the data bases of the following organizations: National Center on Child Abuse and Neglect, American Psychological Association, Educational Resources Information Center, Law Enforcement Assistance Administration, National Clearinghouse for Mental Health Information, and Sociological Abstracts, Inc. Abstracts from a bibliography produced by the Center for Advanced Studies in Human Services, University of Wisconsin, were also used. Most of the citations supply information on the author, document title, publisher, publication date, and number of pages. Six footnotes are appended. Availability and price information are not provided. (Author abstract modified).
Index Term(s): Child abuse; Domestic assault; Psychological research
Note: Annotated bibliography
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