ERIC Number: EJ525465
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: 0
In the Name of God: A Profile of Religion-Related Child Abuse.
Bottoms, Bette L.; And Others
Journal of Social Issues, v51 n2 p85-111 Sum 1995
Examines cases of religion-related child abuse reported to mental health professionals nationwide and statistically describes cases involving the withholding of medical care, the expulsion of evil in a child, and abuse by persons holding religious authority. The authors argue that society should protect children's rights and welfare whenever they are threatened by religious-related activities. (GR)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue topic: "Religious Influences on Personal and Societal Well-Being."