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Child abuse [eBook] / Jacqueline Langwith, book editor.

Langwith, Jacqueline. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780737760798 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 eBook (146 p.) ; ill.
  • Publisher: Detroit : Greenhaven Press, 2011

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
How serious is child abuse? There is a child abuse crisis in America ; Child abuse is decreasing in America ; Child sexual abuse is a crisis in the Catholic Church ; Child sexual abuse in the Catholic Church is no worse than in the rest of the world ; There is a child sexual abuse epidemic in juvenile prisons ; Malicious child poisoning is a serious problem -- What are the causes of child abuse? The recession is linked to an increase in child abuse cases ; The recession is linked to a decrease in child abuse cases ; Nontraditional families are linked to child abuse ; Traditional families are a myth ; Substance abuse causes parents to abuse their children ; Homosexuality causes child sexual abuse ; Homosexuality does not cause child sexual abuse -- What is the best way to prevent child abuse? Child abuse prevention is a public health concern ; In-home parent education programs can help ; The US Child Protection System works to safeguard children ; The US Child Protection System does not work ; Spanking should be banned ; Spanking should not be banned.
Summary, etc.:
Explores the issues surrounding child abuse by placing opinions from a wide range of sources in a pro/con format. Features articles that express various perspectives on this topic.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
Unlimited users
Subject: Child abuse > United States.
Child sexual abuse > United States.
Child abuse > United States > Prevention.
Child sexual abuse > United States > Prevention.
Genre: Electronic books.
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