Institutional Abuse: Perspectives Across the Life Course

1st Edition

Jill Manthorpe, Bridget Penhale, Nicky Stanley

Routledge
Published June 24, 1999
Textbook - 256 Pages
ISBN 9780415187022 - CAT# RU18097

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Summary

Institutional Abuse brings together a number of different research studies and accounts of institutional abuse from leading academics and researchers.
Public enquiries and court cases concerning institutional abuse in a range of settings have generated considerable media interest and have highlighted the need for preventative strategies and appropriate responses. Four areas of abuse are covered:
*the abuse of children
*the abuse of adults with mental health problems
*the abuse of adults with learning difficulties
*the abuse of older people.
Each section includes a chapter which reports on users' experiences of abuse and their views as to how institutional abuse can be prevented and survivors' needs met.

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