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The Battered Child

Editore: University of Chicago Press, 1997
ISBN 10: 0226326276 / ISBN 13: 9780226326276
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Titolo: The Battered Child

Casa editrice: University of Chicago Press

Data di pubblicazione: 1997

Legatura: Hardcover

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Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Foreword to the Fifth EditionPreface to the Fifth EditionPreface to the Fourth EditionPreface to the Third EditionPreface to the Second EditionPreface to the First EditionPart 1 ContextEditors' Comments1 Children in a World of Violence: The Roots of Child MaltreatmentRobert W. Ten Bensel, Marguerite M. Rheinberger, and Samuel X. Radbill2 Culture and Child MaltreatmentJill E. Korbin3 The Role of Economic Deprivation in the Social Context of Child MaltreatmentJames Garbarino4 The Legal Context of Child Abuse and Neglect: Balancing the Rights of Children and Parents in a Democratic SocietyDonald C. Bross5 Psychodynamic and Biological Factors in Child MaltreatmentBrandt F. SteelePart 2 AssessmentEditors' Comments6 Communication in the Therapeutic Relationship: Concepts, Strategies, and SkillsMary Edna Helfer7 The Assessment of Child Abuse: A Primary Function of Child Protective ServicesMichael W. Weber8 Family AssessmentElizabeth A. W. Seagull9 Evaluation of Physical AbuseKenneth Wayne Feldman10 Imaging in Child AbuseWilbur L. Smith11 The Pathology of Child AbuseRobert H. Kirschner12 Assessment of Suspected Child Sexual AbuseDavid P. H. Jones13 Medical Evaluation of the Sexually Abused ChildSusan K. Reichert14 The Sexual AbuserGail Ryan15 The Neglect of Child NeglectHendrika B. Cantwell16 Growth Failure in InfantsR. Kim Oates and Ruth S. Kempe17 Psychological MaltreatmentMarla R. Brassard and David B. Hardy18 Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy: Currency in Counterfeit IllnessDonna Andrea Rosenberg19 Unusual Forms of Child AbuseDonna Andrea RosenbergPart 3 Intervention and TreatmentEditors' Comments20 The Role of Law Enforcement in the Investigation of Child Abuse and NeglectJack R. Shepherd21 Lawyers' Roles in Child ProtectionDonald N. Duquette22 The Courts and Child MaltreatmentHoward A. Davidson23 Alternative Forms of InterventionCatherine Marneffe24 Treatment of the Child and the Family Where Child Abuse or Neglect Has OccurredDavid P. H. Jones25 A Developmental Approach to the Treatment of Abused ChildrenRuth S. Kempe26 Further Reflections on the Therapy of Those Who Maltreat ChildrenBrandt F. SteelePart 4 PreventionEditors' Comments27 An Overview of Prevention of Physical Abuse and NeglectAnne Cohn Donnelly28 A Clinical and Developmental Approach to PreventionRay E. Helfer and Richard D. Krugman29 Prevention of Child Sexual AbuseDavid Finkelhor and Deborah Daro30 Child Protection PolicyRichard D. KrugmanContributorsIndex. Codice inventario libreria ABE_book_new_0226326276

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Riassunto: First published in 1968, The Battered Child quickly became a landmark work. Our awareness of child abuse today is due in no small part to the remarkable impact of its first and subsequent editions.

The new edition of this classic text continues the legacy. While updating and significantly adding to previous editions, the fifth edition retains the multidisciplinary and comprehensive approach that initially set the work apart. This new edition contains chapters from professionals in such diverse fields as pediatrics, psychiatry, legal studies, and social work that reflect the past decade's extraordinary advances in research and techniques. Twenty of the book's 30 chapters are entirely new, while the remaining material has been extensively revised.

Part I provides a historical overview of child abuse and neglect as well as background material on the cultural, psychiatric, social, economic, and legal contexts of child maltreatment. Part II discusses the processes of assessing cases of physical, emotional, and sexual abuse and neglect from the unique perspectives of all the professionals involved, including teachers, pediatricians, and social workers. Part III describes intervention and treatment, focusing on legal issues, investigative procedures, and therapeutic processes, while Part IV addresses prevention and policy issues.

Previous editions of The Battered Child have earned the labels of "a classic" and a "Bible." With its up-to-date information, unequaled scope, and contributions from experts on every aspect of child abuse, the fifth edition of this cornerstone text is even more essential to the field than its predecessors.

"Comprehensive and up-to-date."?David Cottrell, British Journal of Psychiatry

"A valuable contribution to the field of abuse and neglect"?Prasanna Nair, Journal of the American Medical Association

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