1st Edition

Institutional Abuse of Children and Youth



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ISBN 9780917724978
Published January 1, 1982 by Routledge
156 Pages

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Book Description

This compelling volume highlights the all too real problem of physical and other abuse of children outside their homes. Experts examine corporal punishment in the schools, children’s rights, institutional neglect of juvenile health needs, and abuse in foster care.

Table of Contents

Contents Foreword

  • Introduction
  • Defining Institutional Abuse
  • Corporal Punishment
  • In-Patient Treatment
  • Responses to the Problem
  • Meta-Abuse: A Pitfall for Child Protection
  • Reference Notes Included
  • Index

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