ERIC Number: ED408091
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
Information on Child Abuse: A Selected Bibliography of Federal Government Publications. Research Guide.
The overall topic of this annotated bibliography, directed to users of the Auburn University libraries, is child abuse. It contains 63 federal government publications in 4 major areas: (1) definitions and prevalence of child abuse, including child pornography and pedophilia, family violence, abductions, and emotional abuse; (2) recent legislation, including the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act, Child Abuse Amendments of 1984, Child Sexual Abuse and Pornography Act of 1986, and Child Protection and Obscenity Enforcement Act of 1988; (3) child abuse and the criminal justice system, focusing on children as witnesses, civil protection orders, guidelines for agencies, court proceedings, diagnostic imaging, and interviewing abuse victims; and (4) programs and solutions designed to deal with child abuse, including government funded programs, the Family Crisis Program, recommendations to aid domestic violence victims, and congressional testimony on the efficacy of home visiting and family-centered substance abuse treatment. For each entry, the location in the Auburn University libraries and its call number are listed, and a brief description is given. Dates of publication for dated items range from 1974 to 1996. (KB)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Child Abuse, Child Neglect, Children, Emotional Abuse, Family Violence, Federal Government, Incidence, Missing Children, Runaways, Sexual Abuse
Auburn University Libraries, Humanities Reference Department, Ralph Brown Draughon Library, 231 Mell Street, Auburn University, AL 36849; www: http://www.lib.auburn.edu/madd/docs/chilabv2.html (free).
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Auburn Univ., AL. Univ. Libraries.