Child Abuse : Today's Issues, Paperback / softback Book


The purpose of this book is to attempt to explore child abuse from a contemporary perspective in terms of its multiple elements, victims, and criminal justice responses.

This text will: (1) begin to address the needs of those studying child abuse from a cultural perspective; (2) provide a general profile of today's perpetrators of child abuse as well as conditions that may facilitate the abuse; (3) provide information on current modes of child abuse; (4) provide discussions on long-term consequences for adult victims of child abuse; and, (5) provide details in terms of criminal justice responses to child abuse in the United States and internationally.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 202 pages, 2 Tables, black and white; 3 Illustrations, black and white
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Child abuse
  • ISBN: 9781498780414



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