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Violence against Children

Physical Child Abuse in the United States

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$65.00 • £54.95 • €60.00

ISBN 9780674187917

Publication Date: 01/01/1970

216 pages


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  • Preface
  • List of Tables
  • 1. Background and Theoretical Considerations
  • 2. The Literature, and Legal and Professional Developments
  • 3. Opinions and Attitudes
  • 4. The Nationwide Survey: Research Design and Related Issues
  • 5. The Nationwide Survey: Findings
  • 6. A Conceptual Framework and Recommendations
  • Appendixes
    • A. Child Abuse Report Forms—1967 and 1968
    • B. Sample Design and Sampling Units
    • C. Research Schedule—Abused Child
    • D. Research Schedule—Perpetrator
    • E. Research Schedule—Circumstances of Child Abuse
    • F. Testimony at Senate Hearing—March 1973
  • Index

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