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Damaged Parents : Anatomy of Child Neglect - Norman A. Polansky

Damaged Parents

Anatomy of Child Neglect

Paperback Published: 1st January 1981
ISBN: 9780226672229
Number Of Pages: 284

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"Most of us are unaware of child neglect even when we are witnessing it. . . . Neglect is a matter of things undone, of inaction compounded by indifference. Since it goes on at home, it is a very private sin. . . . It is little wonder that most of the public is unaware of poor child caring. Its ignorance is even greater as to how widespread the problem is. But this is not a blissful ignorance. The public may not want to attend to child neglect, but it lives with the distortions of human personality that are left in its wake."--from chapter 1 of "Damaged Parents
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"Norman Polansky and his colleagues have produced a truly remarkable book. . . . One of the consequences of the] relative invisibility of child neglect is that we also know less about it. But this book will help to correct that for it contains reports of findings from two systematic efforts to define, measure, classify, and understand child neglect."--Thomas M. Young, "Social Service Review"

ISBN: 9780226672229
ISBN-10: 0226672220
Series: Anatomy of Child Neglect
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 284
Published: 1st January 1981
Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.24  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.34
Edition Type: New edition