Child abuse and neglect: Forensic issues in evidence, impact and management

India Bryce (Editor), Wayne Petherick (Editor), Yolande Robinson (Editor)

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Abstract

Child Abuse and Neglect: Forensic Issues in Evidence, Impact and Management provides an overview of all aspects of child abuse and neglect, approaching the topic. from several viewpoints. First, child abuse is considered from both victimization and offending perspectives, and although empirical scholarship informs much of the content, there is applied material from international experts and practitioners in the field-from policing, to child safety and intelligence. The content is presented to align with university semester timetables in three parts, including 1) Typologies, methods and platforms for abuse, 2) Impacts and prevention, and (3) Issues surrounding recognition and management of child abuse. This book fills a void in the available university-level classroom-targeted literature, promoting the inclusion of child abuse as a standalone subject within university curricula. As such, readership includes undergraduate and postgraduate students, teachers and wider scholarship, as well as practitioners; including those from psychology, criminology, criminal justice and law enforcement.

Original languageEnglish
Place of Publication Amsterdam
PublisherAcademic Press
Number of pages443
ISBN (Electronic)9780128153444
ISBN (Print)9780128153451
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2019

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