ERIC Number: EJ284029
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1983
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Covert and Overt Forms of Maltreatment in the Preschools.
Paulson, Jacqueline S.
Child Abuse and Neglect: The International Journal, v7 n1 p45-54 1983
The environment of 60 to 70 preschoolers and patterns of maltreatment are examined. Reviews prevailing attitudes toward children and staff members' covert forms of maltreatment such as overemphasis on academic skills, overreliance on packaged materials, and dislike of particular children. Overt maltreatment is described (including emotional abuse and physical coercion). (CL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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