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Neglected Children

Neglected Children
Research, Practice, and Policy

January 1999 | 328 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc

Although child neglect is the most common form of abuse, the extant research literature has mostly ignored this form of child maltreatment. Now editor Howard Dubowitz and an outstanding group of leaders in the field of child abuse and neglect offer perspectives on a range of important issues pertaining to the neglect of children. Neglected Children is the first book to focus on this most common type of child maltreatment, presenting a comprehensive and critical portrait of the phenomenon of neglect, based on theory, research, and clinical practice experience. This extensive work includes the following topics:

-Causes and contributors

-Definitions and measurement research

-Cultural issues

-Short and long-term outcomes

-Evaluation and risk assessment

-Prevention and intervention

-Prenatal substance abuse

-Fatal neglect

-Policy issues

Neglected Children conveniently captures much of what is known about child neglect and offers recommendations for future research. Researchers, clinicians, students, and policy makers in the fields of social work, child maltreatment, interpersonal violence, family studies, psychology, sociology, and public health will find this broad view of the subject essential to addressing the complex and pervasive underpinnings of child neglect.

James Garbarino and Cyleste C Collins
Child Neglect
The Family with a Hole in the Middle

Susan J Zuravin
Child Neglect
A Review of Definitions and Measurement Research

Patricia McKinsey Crittenden
Child Neglect
Causes and Contributors

Jill E Korbin and James C Spilsbury
Cultural Competence and Child Neglect
James M Gaudin Jr
Child Neglect
Short-Term and Long-Term Outcomes

Howard Dubowitz
Neglect of Children's Health Care
Ira J Chasnoff and Lee Ann Lowder
Prenatal Alcohol and Drug Use and Risk for Child Maltreatment
A Timely Approach to Intervention

Barbara L Bonner, Sheila M Crow and Mary Beth Logue
Fatal Child Neglect
Wayne Holden and Laura Nabors
The Prevention of Child Neglect
Diana J English
Evaluation and Risk Assessment of Child Neglect in Public Child Protection Services
Diana DePanfilis
Intervening with Families when Children are Neglected
Thomas D Lyon
Are Battered Women Bad Mothers? Rethinking the Termination of Abused Women's Parental Rights for Failure to Protect
Maureen M Black and Howard Dubowitz
Child Neglect
Research Recommendations and Future Directions

Richard J Gelles
Policy Issues in Child Neglect

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