Child Abuse: Today's Issues

1st Edition

Kimberly A. McCabe, Daniel G. Murphy

CRC Press
Published November 21, 2016
Reference - 202 Pages - 3 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781498780414 - CAT# K29920

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Features

  • Written for criminal justice field
  • Condensed and specific for quick reference in the field
  • Addresses child abuse and technology and child trafficking

Summary

The purpose of this book is to attempt to explore child abuse from a contemporary perspective in terms of its multiple elements, victims, and criminal justice responses. This text will: (1) begin to address the needs of those studying child abuse from a cultural perspective; (2) provide a general profile of today’s perpetrators of child abuse as well as conditions that may facilitate the abuse; (3) provide information on current modes of child abuse; (4) provide discussions on long-term consequences for adult victims of child abuse; and, (5) provide details in terms of criminal justice responses to child abuse in the United States and internationally.

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