Children And Violence: The World Of The Defenceless

Hardcover | September 2, 2008

byE. Helander

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Einar Helander provides a disturbing account on the reality of child abuse. This book includes clearly displayed data on child abuse across 147 countries - includes shocking statistics on the frequency of child abuse, including physical, emotional, sexual, incest and neglect. The author is a qualified medical doctor and suggests a universal prevention programme. It includes photographs provided by the World Health Organization. This book provides a disturbing account on the reality of child abuse. Based on data from 147 countries, Helander considers the physical, societal, economic and judicial consequences of child abuse, proposing a universal, community-based prevention programme.

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Einar Helander provides a disturbing account on the reality of child abuse. This book includes clearly displayed data on child abuse across 147 countries - includes shocking statistics on the frequency of child abuse, including physical, emotional, sexual, incest and neglect. The author is a qualified medical doctor and suggests a univ...

EINAR HELANDER is an advisor to the Portuguese National Commission for the Protection of Children and Youth, as well as to the World Health Organization, having worked previously as the WHO’s Chief Medical Officer for the Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation Programme. He has taught at universities for almost 60 years, and has foun...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:288 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.04 inPublished:September 2, 2008Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230573940

ISBN - 13:9780230573949

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