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Child Abuse and the Criminal Justice System

by Kimberly A. McCabe (Author)
Textbook VIII, 117 Pages

Summary

This book provides a foundation for the study of child abuse to include physical abuse, sexual abuse, emotional abuse, and neglect. This book describes physical and behavioral indicators of abuse, theoretical explanations of child abuse, the characteristics of abusers, and responses to child abuse by the criminal justice system.

Details

Pages
VIII, 117
ISBN (Softcover)
9780820457864
Language
English
Published
New York, Bern, Berlin, Bruxelles, Frankfurt/M., Oxford, Wien, 2003. VIII, 117 pp.

Biographical notes

Kimberly A. McCabe (Author)

The Author: Kimberly A. McCabe is Associate Professor of Sociology at Lynchburg College in Lynchburg, Virginia. Her degrees are in the areas of math (BA), criminal justice (MCJ), and sociology (Ph.D.). Her specialty areas include law enforcement policy and victimization. Along with several book chapters, she has also published articles in the Journal of Criminal Justice, Social Science Computer Review, and the Prison Journal. Currently, her research interests include child abuse and school violence.

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