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Child Abuse

(see also Domestic Violence, Sexual Abuse by Clergy, Slavery & Forced Labor Today, Public Education & Child Care)

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On the Web: Articles

Silently Shifting Teachers in Sex Abuse Cases. Diana Jean Schemo, NY Times (6/18/02). Some school boards follow the example of Catholic bishops in such cases, to avoid lawsuits & scandal.

On the Web: Specialized Sites

Child Abuse: Statistics, Research & Resources. Jim Hopper.

Child Abuse Prevention Network.


Child Rights Information Network (CRIN).

Child Welfare Information Gateway.

Child Welfare Organizing Project.

New York City Administration for Children's Services.

Prevent Child Abuse America.

UN Committee on the Rights of the Child.

UN Convention on the Rights of the Child.


In the Library: Articles

Neal, Tommy. "Child abuse: our national scandal," State Legislatures 16,5 (5-6/90).

Salant, Jonathan D. “Report links adult crime to child abuse,” San Jose Mercury News (5/6/03):5A.

Weithorn, Lois. "Protecting children from exposure to domestic violence: the use & abuse of child maltreatment statutes," Hastings Law Journal (11/01).

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Ascione, Frank R. & Phil Arkow. Child Abuse, Domestic Violence, & Animal Abuse: Linking the Circles of Compassion for Prevention & Intervention (West Lafayette IN: Purdue, 1999).

Batmanghelidjh, Camila. Shattered Lives: Children Who Live With Courage & Dignity (London: Jessica Kingsley, 2006).

Behlmer, George K. Child Abuse & Moral Reform in England, 1870-1908 (Stanford: Stanford U, 1982).

Briere, John. Child Abuse Trauma: Theory & Treatment of the Lasting Effects (Newbury Park CA: Sage, 1992).

Calam, Rachel. Child Abuse & its Consequences: Observational Approaches (NY: Cambridge, 1987).

Carmi, A. & H. Zimrin (eds.) Child Abuse (NY: Springer Verlag, 1984).

Cicchetti, Dante & Sheree L. Toth (eds.) Child Abuse, Child Development & Social Policy (Norwood NJ: Ablex, 1993).

Coleman, Antoinette A. Child Abuse Reporting: An Urban Profile (NY: Garland, 1995).

Cook, Joanne Valiant & Roy Tyler Bowles (eds.) Child Abuse: Commission & Omission (Toronto: Butterworth, 1980).

Cooper, David Michael. Child Abuse Revisited: Children, Society & Social Work (Philadelphia: Open University, 1993).

Corby, Brian. Child Abuse: Towards a Knowledge Base (Philadelphia: Open University, 1993).

Costin, Lela B. The Politics of Child Abuse in America (NY: Oxford, 1996).

de Koster, Katie (ed.) Child Abuse: Opposing Viewpoints (San Diego: Greenhaven, 1994).

Fead, A. Kelley. The Child Abuse Crisis: Impact on the Schools (Arlington VA: Capitol, 1985).

Finkelman, Bergyn (ed.) Child Abuse: A Multidisciplinary Survey (NY: Garland, 1995).

Fryer, George E. Child Abuse & the Social Environment (Boulder: Westview, 1993).

Gerbner, George; Catherine J. Ross & Edward Zigler. Child Abuse: An Agenda for Action (NY: Oxford, 1980).

Gil, David Gil (ed.) Child Abuse & Violence (NY: AMS, 1979).

Golden, Renny. Disposable Children: America's Child Welfare System (Belmont CA: Wadsworth, 1997).

Headley, Bernard. The Atlanta Youth Murders & the Politics of Race (Carbondale IL: Southern Illinois U, 2000).

Helfer, Ray E. & C. Henry Kemp (eds.) Child Abuse & Neglect: The Family & the Community (Cambridge MA: Ballinger, 1976).

Howitt, Dennis. Child Abuse Errors: When Good Intentions Go Wrong (New Brunswick NJ: Rutgers, 1993).

Hurley, Jennifer A. (ed.) Child Abuse: Opposing Viewpoints (San Diego: Greenwood, 1999).

Jorgensen, E. Clay. Child Abuse: A Practical Guide for Those Who Help Others (NY: Continuum, 1990).

Kadushin, Alfred & Judith A. Martin. Child Abuse: An Interactional Event (NY: Columbia U, 1981).

Kakar, Suman. Child Abuse & Delinquency (Lanham MD: U. Press of America, 1996).

Korbin, Jill E. (ed.) Child Abuse & Neglect: Cross-Cultural Perspectives (Berkeley: U. California, 1981).

Leavitt, Jerome E. (ed.) Child Abuse & Neglect: Research & Innovation (The Hague: Nijhoff, 1983).

Levine, Judith. Harmful to Minors: The Perils of Protecting Children from Sex (Minneapolis: U. Minnesota, 2001).

Maher, Peter (ed.) Child Abuse: The Educational Perspective (Oxford: Blackwell, 1987).

Mayhall, Pamela D. & Katherine Eastlack Norgard. Child Abuse & Neglect: Sharing Responsibility (NY: Wiley, 1983).

Méndez-Negrete, Josie. Las Hijas de Juan:Daughters Betrayed (Durham NC: Duke, 2006).

Neeb, James W.W. & Shelly J. Harper. Civil Action for Childhood Sexual Abuse (Toronto: Butterworths, 1994).

Newberger, Eli H. Child Abuse (Boston: Little, Brown, 1982).

Oates, Kim (ed.) Child Abuse: A Community Concern (Boston: Butterworths, 1982).

O'Brien, Shirley. Child Abuse, a Crying Shame (Provo UT: Brigham Young U, 1980).

Reder, Peter; Sylvia Duncan & Moira Gray. Beyond Blame: Child Abuse Tragedies Revisited (NY: Routledge, 1993).

Reece, Robert M. (ed.) Child Abuse (Philadelphia: Saunders, 1990).

Reite, Martin & Nancy G. Caine. Child Abuse: The Nonhuman Primate Data (NY: A. Liss, 1983).

Sandberg, David N. The Child Abuse-Delinquency Connection (Lexington MA: Lexington, 1989).

Toth, Jennifer. What Happened to Johnnie Jordan? (NY: Free Press, 1002). Story of an abused Ohio teenager who murdered his foster mother.

Watehouse, Lorraine (ed.) Child Abuse & Child Abusers: An Agenda for Protection (Philadelphia: J. Kingsley, 1993).

Whetsell-Mitchell, Juliann. Rape of the Innocent: Understanding & Preventing Child Abuse (Washington: Accelerated Development, 1995).

Wolfe, David A.; Robert J. McMahon & Ray de V. Peters (eds.) Child Abuse: New Directions in Prevention & Treatment Across the Lifespan (Thousand Oaks CA: Sage, 1997).

Zwick, Jim (ed.) The Campaign to End Child Labor (?:?, 2003).

In the Library: Fiction

CD & Audio

Film & Video

"Child Abuse, part 1: Physical Abuse of Children" [1987], dirs. M. A. Reinhart & others, 43m. From Medcom.

"Child Abuse, part 2: Sexual Abuse of Children" [1987], dirs. Nancy Joye & others, 35m. From Medcom.

"Child Abuse, part 3: Psychosocial Failure to Thrive" [1987], dirs. M.A. Reinhart & others, 32m. From Medcom.

"Dominick & Eugene" [1988], dir. Robert M. Young, 111m. In video stores.

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