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The Social context of child abuse and neglect / edited by Leroy H. Pelton.

New York, N.Y. : Human Sciences Press, [1981] .
ISBN 0877055041

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Other Authors Pelton, Leroy H.
Subjects Child Abuse.
Child abuse -- United States.
Child abuse.
Children with social disabilities -- United States.
Children with social disabilities.
Enfants handicapés sociaux -- États-Unis.
Enfants handicapés sociaux.
Enfants maltraités -- États-Unis.
Enfants maltraités.
Sociale situatie.
Socioeconomic Factors.
United States.
Description 331 pages ; 22 cm
Copyright Date [1981]
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Combines psychological, social, economic, environmental, and familial perspectives to examine the causes and characteristics of child abuse and to offer some strategies for protective intervention.
Contents Child abuse and neglect: the myth of classlessness / Leroy H. Pelton -- The rediscovery of child abuse / Stephen Antler -- The law's evolving role in child abuse and neglect / Marguerite Rosenthal and James A. Louis -- Child abuse and neglect and protective intervention in Mercer County, New Jersey / Leroy H. Pelton -- Material deprivation, child maltreatment, and agency interventions among poor families / Bernard Horowitz and Isabel Wolock -- Traumatized children, chronic illness, and poverty / Elizabeth Elmer -- An ecological approach to child maltreatment / James Garbarino -- What services do abusive and neglecting families need? / Cecelia E. Sudia -- The United States versus child abuse / David G. Gil.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)6196915
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