ERIC Number: EJ548395
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
Don't Call It Child Abuse If It's Really Poverty.
Besharov, Douglas J.; Laumann, Lisa A.
Journal of Children and Poverty, v3 n1 p5-36 Win-Spr 1997
Summarizes what is known about child abuse, describes the overlap between poverty and child maltreatment, and presents a framework for understanding different levels of government intervention. It concludes with a proposal of an alternative to child protective intervention in poverty-related cases, offers a plan for implementation, and assesses its political feasibility. (GR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Journal Availability: Institute for Children and Poverty, 36 Cooper Square, Sixth Floor, New York, NY 10003.