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The Battered Child

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First published in 1968, The Battered Child quickly became a landmark work. Our awareness of child abuse today is due in no small part to the remarkable impact of its first and subsequent editions.

The new edition of this classic text continues the legacy. While updating and significantly adding to previous editions, the fifth edition retains the multidisciplinary and compr
Paperback, 694 pages
Published June 1st 1999 by University Of Chicago Press (first published November 10th 1997)
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Feb 01, 2012 Stephanie rated it really liked it
This is a resource book to go along with when I work with battered women and children.
It is not a book to be casually read. It is very graphic and very disturbing.

I give it four stars because it is a very good book, not because I "like" it, so to speak.
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