Damaged Parents: An Anatomy of Child Neglect

byNorman A. Polansky, Mary Ann Chalmers, Elizabeth Werthan Buttenwieser

Paperback | August 15, 1983

Damaged Parents: An Anatomy of Child Neglect by Norman A. Polansky
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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

"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
Title:Damaged Parents: An Anatomy of Child NeglectFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:279 pages, 8.75 X 6.35 X 0.8 inShipping dimensions:279 pages, 8.75 X 6.35 X 0.8 inPublished:August 15, 1983Publisher:University of Chicago PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0226672220

ISBN - 13:9780226672229

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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