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Child Abuse: Opposing Viewpoints (Opposing Viewpoints Series)

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The authors in this anthology examine the nature and scope of child abuse, including child abuse in the Catholic Church. They also explore possible causes and debate what policies will help reduce child abuse.
Paperback, 160 pages
Published May 2nd 2003 by Greenhaven Press (first published January 1st 2003)
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Paige Christenson
Feb 29, 2016 Paige Christenson rated it it was ok
Elisa Izquierdo was a six year old girl that lived with her mom in New York City. On several occasions her teachers and social workers noticed something was off about her. She would have random outbursts of wild behavior and physical injuries. In 1995 Elisa died at the hands of her abusive mother. The public was outraged by her death because no one brought their suspicions of her abuse to child services. Because of children like Elisa there has been a change in how people see and deal with child ...more
Tyler Miller
Dec 10, 2013 Tyler Miller rated it did not like it
The Humanitarian Issue is child abuse. The book is all about facts and numbers. It would be better if it focused on a single story. I do not feel very informed after reading this book. I did not like the book. It was very boring. It needs to focus on a single story.
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