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Specifically created to complement the Third Edition of the APSAC Handbook on Child Maltreatment, this collection of 23 carefully selected articles on child abuse and neglect parallels the structure of the Handbook. It is also a great companion to other Sage books, such as Barnett’s Family Violence Across the Lifespan and Miller and Perrin’s Child Maltreatment.


This Reader contains 20 articles and is designed to supplement the third edition of the APSAC Handbook on Child Maltreatment. The articles are arranged to correspond with the contents of the Handbook, although not all chapters of the APSAC Handbook have corresponding articles in the Reader.

Part I: The Child Protection System in the United ...
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