By Lita Linzer Schwartz,Natalie K. Isser
From infancy onward, little ones are at risk from many resources, together with parental and sibling abuse, drug abuse and psychological disease in the house, parental overlook, and poverty. removal an at-risk baby from a atmosphere brings on a bunch of recent matters and isn't continually a panacea. Endangered little ones: murder, and different Crimes, moment Edition makes a speciality of the myriad threats dealing with childrens and offers perception into attainable solutions.
Beginning with a heritage of kid abuse, the e-book explores this phenomenon as awarded in literature and in different cultural references. It then presents sociobiological and cross-cultural views on neonaticide. It examines factors for abuse and explores how disgrace and denial of being pregnant may end up in the killing of an little one inside of moments of its beginning.
The e-book examines criminal ramifications to neonaticide within the U.S. and in a foreign country, together with mental and psychiatric defenses. extra chapters concentrate on shaken child syndrome and Munchausen Syndrome by means of Proxy, and the publication contains a new bankruptcy on postpartum melancholy. The authors contain profiles of a number of infamous situations, together with Susan Smith and Andrea Yates. additionally they speak about matters on the topic of abortion and euthanasia, and finish by way of suggesting preventive measures to baby abuse and healing rehabilitation.
Exploring a social tragedy from mental, sociological, and criminological views, the authors try to resolution the numerous questions that come up from those crimes opposed to our such a lot weak, providing readers a thought-provoking source that's bound to motivate extra examine and inquiry.
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Endangered Children: Homicide and Other Crimes, Second Edition (Pacific Institute Series on Forensic Psychology) by Lita Linzer Schwartz,Natalie K. Isser