Child Abuse and Neglect: Attachment, Development and Intervention
by David Howe
This exciting new book offers a survey of the field of child abuse and neglect from the perspective of modern developmental attachment theory. Using research evidence, this clear, compelling textbook answers the key questions any student or specialist in child welfare would ask.
Paperback, 320 pages
Published August 6th 2005 by Palgrave Macmillan
(first published April 21st 2005)
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Nov 04, 2007 Jack rated it 5 of 5 stars Recommends it for: Anyone working with children or attachment
Howe's book is a great reference book that looks at various kinds of abuse and neglect from a developmental/attachment perspective. A developmental perspective views children's minds as developing in close relationships. A child exhibits various degrees of attachment to a caregiver and that caregiver's sensitivity is affected by their own processing of their past relational trauma and neglect. This book is not a simple overview and might be heavy to read from front to back-- but if you pick and...more