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ERIC Number: EJ534142
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
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ISSN: ISSN-0145-2134
Defining the Problem.
Gough, David
Child Abuse & Neglect: The International Journal, v20 n11 p993-1002 Nov 1996
A review of the literature examines definitional issues in child abuse. The review is organized into sections on theory and ideology, historical broadening of concept, comparative studies, dimensions of definitions, operational definitions, and breadth of systems. The importance of definitional issues in construction of a unifying framework for child abuse and neglect is stressed. (DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Information Analyses
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Language: English
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