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Child Maltreatment A Collection of Readings

by John E. B. Myers

Child Maltreatment A Collection of Readings Synopsis

This Reader is a collection of 23 articles on child abuse and neglect. It makes an ideal complement to the APSAC Handbook on Child Maltreatment, Third Edition. The book is divided into five parts, including the following: - child protection in the United States - child neglect - physical abuse - child sexual abuse - investigation and substantiation of neglect and abuse. All articles selected are from the SAGE leading journals Child Maltreatment and the Journal of Interpersonal Violence. Each article contains a one-page summary of key points written by John E B Myers as well as discussion questions at the end of each chapter.

Book Information

ISBN: 9781412995061
Publication date: 15th June 2011
Author: John E. B. Myers
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 384 pages

About John E. B. Myers

John E.B. Myers, J.D. is a Distinguished Professor and Scholar at the University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law in Sacramento, California. He is the author or editor of eight books and more than 100 articles and chapters on child maltreatment and his writing has been cited by more than 140 courts, including the United States Supreme Court. John is a frequent speaker at conferences, having made more than 400 presentations around the world.

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