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Latent Classification of Physical Abuse as a Predictor of Adolescent Functioning

Charles V. Izzo, Elliot G. Smith, John J. Eckenrode, Paul P. Biemer, and Sharon L. Christ

in Child Welfare and Child Well-Being: New Perspectives From the National Survey of Child and Adolescent Well-Being

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195398465
eISBN:
9780199863426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398465.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Health and Mental Health

This chapter considers what may be considered the most significant risk factor in a child welfare population: the experience of maltreatment. Historically, the variation among definitions of ... More


Violence in the Home: Multidisciplinary Perspectives

Karel Kurst-Swanger and Jacqueline L. Petcosky

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195165180
eISBN:
9780199864966
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195165180.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

Violence in the home is one of the most damaging and widespread of social problems. It is an issue that cuts across all socioeconomic, racial, ethnic, gender, and age boundaries. Abuse and neglect ... More


Child Maltreatment

Karel Kurst-Swanger and Jacqueline L. Petcosky

in Violence in the Home: Multidisciplinary Perspectives

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195165180
eISBN:
9780199864966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195165180.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

This chapter explores a variety of issues and concerns relating to the maltreatment of children. It begins with an examination of the social and historical context in which society views and treats ... More


Infancy and Toddlerhood: Ecological and Developmental Assessment of Maltreatment and Intervention

Maria Scannapieco and Kelli Connell-Carrick

in Understanding Child Maltreatment: An Ecological and Developmental Perspective

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195156782
eISBN:
9780199864164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195156782.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter presents the developmental stage of infancy and toddlerhood in the context of assessment and intervention. Physical abuse, neglect, and sexual abuse are discussed separately and the ... More


Child Abuse and Neglect of Very Young Children

Jill Duerr Berrick, Barbara Needell, Richard P. Barth, and Melissa Jonson-Reid

in The Tender Years: Toward Developmentally Sensitive Child Welfare Services for Very Young Children

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195114539
eISBN:
9780199865819
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195114539.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter examines the maltreatment of young children. Data from nine California counties were analyzed to take a closer look at the young children who were reported for maltreatment. Comparing ... More


Child Abuse and Neglect

Letnie F. Rock

in Handbook of International Social Work: Human Rights, Development, and the Global Profession

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195333619
eISBN:
9780199918195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333619.003.0020
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter presents a global overview of familial child abuse and neglect, and gives insights on this problem in the English-speaking Caribbean world. Child abuse is a global phenomenon with a long ... More


Physical and Sexual Abuse of Children

JOHN W. RENFREW

in Aggression and Its Causes: A Biopsychosocial Approach

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195082302
eISBN:
9780199846894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195082302.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter examines acts of aggression involving physical and sexual abuse of children. The findings reveal that mothers are more likely to strike their children than fathers. Some of the social ... More


Child Maltreatment and Parricide

Kathleen M. Heide

in Understanding Parricide: When Sons and Daughters Kill Parents

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195176667
eISBN:
9780199979028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176667.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This chapter discusses various types of abuse and neglect, given the pivotal role that child maltreatment plays in many cases of youths who kill parents. It defines four types of abuse (physical, ... More


Alcohol Dependence: Definition, Prevalence, and Risk Factors

Stephen J. Kunitz, K. Ruben Gabriel, and Jerrold E. Levy

in Drinking, Conduct Disorder, and Social Change: Navajo Experiences

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195136159
eISBN:
9780199863921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195136159.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter considers the definition and prevalence of alcohol dependence, and some possible risk factors. Several risk factors that have been said to cause alcohol dependence, such as type of ... More


Child maltreatment

Carol-Ann Hooper

in The well-being of children in the UK

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847428370
eISBN:
9781447304005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428370.003.0010
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter provides a discussion on child maltreatment. There are no government statistics that show the number of children who have experienced maltreatment. Some trends can now tentatively be ... More


Abuse Victimization, Trauma, and the Differential Etiology of Violence

Kevin H. Wozniak

in Thugs and Thieves: The Differential Etiology of Violence

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780195393583
eISBN:
9780190603946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393583.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Many authors see child abuse as a very important cause of violent behavior. In this chapter we examined published evidence on the association between physical abuse, neglect, sexual abuse and trauma ... More


Risk and Protective Factors Affecting Navajo Women's Drinking Patterns

Joanne McCloskey

in Drinking, Conduct Disorder, and Social Change: Navajo Experiences

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195136159
eISBN:
9780199863921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195136159.003.0009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Case studies of two alcohol dependent Navajo women and two non-alcohol dependent Navajo women illustrate the risk and protective factors that affect their patterns of alcohol use throughout the life ... More


In search of truth and reconciliation: The Ryan Report from the survivors' perspective

Fred Powell, Martin Geoghegan, Margaret Scanlon, and Katharina Swirak

in Youth policy, civil society and the modern Irish state

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719083532
eISBN:
9781781706268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083532.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The concluding chapter provides an anatomy of child abuse from the survivors evidence. It explores four dimensions of child abuse: physical abuse, neglect, emotional abuse and sexual abuse. The ... More


2 Defining Domestic Violence

Leigh Goodmark

in A Troubled Marriage: Domestic Violence and the Legal System

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814732229
eISBN:
9780814733431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814732229.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter considers the legal definition of domestic violence and how it was influenced by the work of psychologist Lenore Walker, who introduced the cycle of violence theory in her book, The ... More


Defining Domestic Violence

Leigh Goodmark

in A Troubled Marriage: Domestic Violence and the Legal System

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814732229
eISBN:
9780814733431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814732229.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter considers the legal definition of domestic violence and how it was influenced by the work of psychologist Lenore Walker, who introduced the cycle of violence theory in her book, The ... More


Battered Women Who Kill Their Sleeping Tormenters: Reflections on Maintaining Respect for Human Life while Killing Moral Monsters

JOSHUA DRESSLER

in Criminal Law Theory: Doctrines of the General Part

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199243495
eISBN:
9780191714177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243495.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Women are often killed by persons whom they know, in particular by husbands or other males with whom they are sexually intimate. In fewer numbers, but perhaps with increasing frequency, battered ... More


Societal Factors Affecting Child Welfare: poverty, income support, and race

Radha Jagannathan and Michael J. Camasso

in Protecting Children in the Age of Outrage: A New Perspective on Child Protective Services Reform

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780195176964
eISBN:
9780199332366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176964.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter explains the extraagency forces that have been employed to measure poor child protective services (CPS) agency performance. It concentrates on poverty, racism, and welfare reform. Data ... More


Towards an understanding of marital violence: causes, definitions, and interpretations, 1922–65

Cara Diver

in Marital Violence in Post-Independence Ireland, 1922-96: 'A Living Tomb for Women'

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781526120113
eISBN:
9781526146670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526120120.00007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter considers how contemporaries understood marital violence, asking what forms it took and when it became unacceptably cruel. It argues that women in post-independence Ireland extended ... More


‘A Pale Rider’ (cf. Revelation 6.8): Vernon Howell and the Branch Davidians, 1959–1985

Kenneth G. C. Newport

in The Branch Davidians of Waco: The History and Beliefs of an Apocalyptic Sect

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199245741
eISBN:
9780191697494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199245741.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Like other religious groups before it, the Branch Davidians depended on an imaginative reading of various prophetic parts of biblical texts, and this gave them a purpose and an urgency, and even an ... More


“The hideous consequences”

Megan Birk

in Fostering on the Farm: Child Placement in the Rural Midwest

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039249
eISBN:
9780252097294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039249.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter details the problems of abuse, neglect, and overwork that some children had to endure once they entered placement homes. Family violence, overwork, and child neglect were not problems ... More


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