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Title:
Child abuse : opposing viewpoints
ISBN:
9780737716740

9780737716733
Publication Information:
San Diego, Calif. : Greenhaven Press, c2003.
Physical Description:
221 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents:
Multiple factors contribute to child abuse / Lesa Bethea -- Poverty is the leading cause of child abuse / National Coalition for Child Protection Reform -- Substance-abusing parents are more likely to abuse their children / Joseph A. Califano Jr. -- Children with disabilities are at greater risk for abuse / American Academy of Pediatrics -- Sexualizing children may encourage child sexual abuse / Julie Hudash -- Globalization fosters child sexual abuse / Ron O'Grady -- The Catholic Church's response to child sexual abuse is adequate / Stephen J. Rossetti -- The Catholic Church's response to child sexual abuse is inadequate / Thomas P. Doyle -- The Catholic Church must institute a zero-tolerance policy for child sexual abuse / David McGrath -- Zero tolerance of child sexual abuse could lead to further abuse / National Catholic Reporter -- The Catholic Church should ban homosexuals from the priesthood / Tom Barrett -- The Catholic Church should reevaluate its celibacy requirement for priests / Eugene Cullen Kennedy -- Factors other than celibacy and homosexuality foster child sexual abuse by priests / Joseph J. Guido -- Community notification laws protect children from child molesters / Suzanne D. DiNubile -- Community notification laws are unjust / Robert E. Freeman-Longo -- Expanding police powers will protect children from sexual exploitation on the Internet / Louis J. Freeh -- Expanding police powers is unnecessary to combat child sexual exploitation on the Internet / Philip Jenkins -- Computer-generated child pornography should be banned / Paul M. Rodriguez -- Laws against computer-generated child pornography are unneccessary and unfair / Wendy Kaminer -- Family preservation programs are more effective than foster care / National Coalition for Child Protection Reform -- Family preservation programs put children at risk / Susan Orr -- Policies encouraging adoption should be strengthened / Elizabeth Bartholet -- Policies encouraging adoption are often unfair / Dara Colwell -- Disciplinary spanking should be banned / Nadine Block -- Disciplinary spanking is not child abuse / Okey Chigbo.

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