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Child Abuse Brian Corby

Child Abuse

Brian Corby

Published January 10th 2010
ISBN : 9781280951084
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300 pages
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The definitive guide to child abuse is updated and revised. The global problem of child abuse continues to confound those in the field of child protection. Along with information that has made the first two editions of Child Abuse: Towards aMoreThe definitive guide to child abuse is updated and revised. The global problem of child abuse continues to confound those in the field of child protection. Along with information that has made the first two editions of Child Abuse: Towards a Knowledge Base bestsellers, this volume includes the most up-to-date research available from the United States, Britain, and the European Union to aid professionals in the struggle to protect children from abuse. Stressing the need to view the problem in historical, social, and political contexts, it provides practitioners and students with key practice guidelines and initiatives to keep them on the cutting edge in the field. Readers will find a full account of developments in the field since the early 1990s, including: emerging concerns about the extent and nature of institutional abuse- trends toward more preventive approaches to child protection- and, new research on the consequences of child abuse. It includes recent findings concerning the Internet Important changes in legislation worldwide. ...a well written, comprehensive and informative book. - Journal of Sociology and Social Welfare.