This timely volume shows how abuse impacts every segment of societyaand how society is seeking effective ways to respond. ac Offers an introductory essay that places the subject in context and provides a framework within which to study and understand abuse ac Features entries from leading scholars who provide a contemporary approach to the issues ac Covers a wide range of types of abuse, individuals and organizations affected by abuse, and people working to reduce and eliminate abuse ac Includes summaries of laws that apply to various forms of abuse ac Provides a qtopic finderq to assist readers in locating information relative to particular types of abuseaPutin Signs Bill that Bars U.S. Adoptions, Upending Families. ... During the period from 1945 to 1972, unwed pregnant girls were encouraged to give their babies up for adoption by ... First, single motherhood became much more acceptable.
|Title||:||Abuse: An Encyclopedia of Causes, Consequences, and Treatments|
|Publisher||:||ABC-CLIO - 2015-04-21|