ERIC Number: ED327306
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
Child Abuse and Neglect in Indian Families.
Sharan, M. B.
Conditions in India that contribute to child abuse and neglect are discussed. Sections focus on child rearing practices, discipline of children at home and in school, the nation's six million abandoned children, child sexual abuse, causes of abuse, poverty, lack of education, characteristics of abused children and their abusers, situational factors and the socialization process, sex problems of adults, and the prevention and treatment of child abuse and neglect. Thirty-three references are listed. (RH)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Indian Inst. of Technology, Kharagpur (India).
Identifiers: Abandoned Children; India
Note: Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the National Council on Family Relations (52nd, Seattle, WA, November 9-14, 1990).