Developmental Psychology and Family Studies Textbooks

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Child Abuse and Neglect

  1. Child Abuse and Neglect

    Second Edition

    By Monica L. McCoy, Stefanie M. Keen

    Child abuse and neglect are examined in this new edition -- the latest research, what it entails, and how to recognize and report it. Federal law mandates the reporting of suspected child maltreatment by many professionals. This book will appeal to those who one day find themselves in the role of a...

    Published November 28th 2013 by Psychology Press

  2. Child Abuse and Neglect

    Second Edition

    By Monica L. McCoy, Stefanie M. Keen

    Child abuse and neglect are examined in this new edition -- the latest research, what it entails, and how to recognize and report it. Federal law mandates the reporting of suspected child maltreatment by many professionals. This book will appeal to those who one day find themselves in the role of a...

    Published November 25th 2013 by Psychology Press

  3. The Primordial Violence

    Spanking Children, Psychological Development, Violence, and Crime

    By Murray A. Straus, Emily M. Douglas, Rose Anne Medeiros

    Why do parents hit those they love? What effect does it have on children? What can be done to end this pattern? These are some of the questions explored in The Primordial Violence. Featuring longitudinal data from over 7,000 U.S. families as well as results from a 32 nation study, the book presents...

    Published August 13th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Understanding and Preventing Online Sexual Exploitation of Children

    Edited by Ethel Quayle, Kurt M. Ribisl

    Over the last decade there has been dramatically increased interest in the ways that technology has been used in the abuse and exploitation of children, due in part to increasing numbers of convictions for child pornography-related offenses. Opinion swings between those who feel that there is a...

    Published February 20th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Protecting Children from Violence

    Evidence-Based Interventions

    Edited by James Michael Lampinen, Kathy Sexton-Radek

    Providing an evidence-based understanding of the causes and consequences of violence against children, experts in the field examine the best practices used to help protect children from violence. Various types of violence are reviewed including physical and sexual abuse, (cyber-)bullying, human...

    Published April 11th 2010 by Psychology Press