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Guest Editorial: Public Health Approaches to Safeguarding Children

Peckover, Sue and Smith, Suzanne (2011) Guest Editorial: Public Health Approaches to Safeguarding Children. Child Abuse Review, 20 (4). pp. 231-237. ISSN 0952-9136

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Abstract

Child maltreatment is increasingly being understood within a public health framework (Barlow and Calam, 2011; Gilbert et al., 2008; Putnam-Hornstein et al., 2011; Segal and Dalziel, 2011; Shanahan et al., 2011; World Health Organization, 1998). Globally and nationally, the high numbers of children and young people affected by child abuse and neglect are increasing as knowledge and understanding about the phenomena grow, and the escalating cost measured in fiscal, social and health terms is recognised.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
R Medicine > RJ Pediatrics > RJ101 Child Health. Child health services
Schools: School of Human and Health Sciences
School of Human and Health Sciences > Centre for Applied Childhood Studies
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Depositing User: Sara Taylor
Date Deposited: 23 Aug 2011 11:33
Last Modified: 19 Aug 2015 22:26
URI: http://eprints.hud.ac.uk/id/eprint/11360

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