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作者 Mullings, Janet
書名 The Victimization of Children : Emerging Issues
出版項 Florence : Taylor & Francis Group, 2004
國際標準書號 9781136421563 (electronic bk.)
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說明 1 online resource (357 pages)
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附註 Intro -- The Victimization of Children: Emerging Issues -- Copyright -- Contents -- About The Editors -- About the Contributors -- Preface -- Emerging Issues in Child Victimization -- Victimization of Youths on the Internet -- Children as Victims of War and Terrorism -- No Safe Place: Assessing Spatial Patterns of Child Maltreatment Victimization -- Religion-Related Child Physical Abuse: Characteristics and Psychological Outcomes -- The Pedophile and the Pious: Towards a New Understanding of Sexually Offending and Non-Offending Roman Catholic Priests -- Recent Trends in Response to Child Victimization -- The Role of Health Care Professionals in the Response to Child Victimization -- Children with Disabilities: Abuse, Neglect, and the Child Welfare System -- Emerging Legal Issues Pertaining to Child Victimization -- Fetal Homicide: Emerging Statutory and Judicial Regulation of Third-Party Assaults Against the Fetus -- Legal and Social Issues Surrounding Closed-Circuit Television Testimony of Child Victims and Witnesses -- Addressing Family Violence Within Juvenile Courts: Promising Practices to Improve Intervention Outcomes -- Index
Explore current social developments, issues, and controversies concerning young victims! The Victimization of Children: Emerging Issues keeps students and practitioners working with young victims on the cutting edge of the latest research developments regarding crimes against children. Leading experts from the legal, medical, and sociological communities explore some of the most urgent issues involving child victims. Researchers and practitioners in victim services, social work, mental health, public health, and criminal justice will all benefit from this useful resource. While numerous books have been written on the topic of child abuse and neglect, few delve into the more contemporary issues and problems. The Victimization of Children fills a large void in the literature by offering advanced discussions of today's most relevant topics, making this book an in-depth supplement to generic textbooks. Forward-thinking and thought-provoking, this timely resource provides sound research to expand your knowledge base. This book provides insights into such contemporary issues as: the victimization of youths on the Internet children as victims of war and terrorism spatial patterns of child maltreatment—the concentration of child maltreatment within certain geographical areas religion-related child abuse the role of health care professionals in response to child victimization children with disabilities—abuse, neglect, and the child welfare system fetal homicide—emerging statutory and judicial regulation of third-party assaults legal and social issues surrounding closed-circuit television testimony of child victims and witnesses juvenile courts and their role in addressing family violence The Victimization of Children provides tables, figures, and the latest statistics of various aspects of child victimization to complement the experts' contributions. This
book offers new and different responses and interventions to meet the increasingly diverse contexts and situations within which child maltreatment occurs. Emerging trends are explored within this book from a cross-section of disciplines, including law, sociology, criminal justice, psychology, and health services
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
鏈接 Print version: Mullings, Janet The Victimization of Children : Emerging Issues Florence : Taylor & Francis Group,c2004 9780789024060
主題 Child abuse.;Children -- Crimes against.;Child abuse -- United States.;Children -- Crimes against -- United States.;Children -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States
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Alt Author Marquart, James
Hartley, Deborah
Lomax, Wendy
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