Responding to Child Abuse
Procedures and Practice for Child Protection in Hong Kong
ISBN : 978-962-209-429-1
200 pages, 6.5″ x 9.5″
This book provides a detailed examination of child protection procedures and practice in Hong Kong. It is the first exclusive study of the subject in the context of a Chinese society. Using theoretical chapters and case studies which are subjected to critical analyses, the reader is guided on a journey along the path which children, parents and professionals follow. In addition to examining the different forms of abuse: physical, sexual, psychological and gross neglect, there are chapters devoted to historical background, to prevention, and to a vision for future development. The book is aimed at a multidisciplinary readership and the authors reflect this diversity. Most have a close connection with the organization, Against Child Abuse.
A Comprehensive and timely publication to the literature on child abuse, this book will be of interest to all practitioners, academics and students who are concerned with the welfare of children.