By Lita Linzer Schwartz
From infancy onward, childrens are at risk from many assets, together with parental and sibling abuse, drug abuse and psychological sickness in the house, parental overlook, and poverty. elimination an at-risk baby from a bothered setting brings on a bunch of recent issues and isn't consistently a panacea. Endangered young children: murder, and different Crimes, moment Edition specializes in the myriad threats dealing with teenagers and gives perception into attainable solutions.
Beginning with a heritage of kid abuse, the e-book explores this phenomenon as offered in literature and in different cultural references. It then presents sociobiological and cross-cultural views on neonaticide. It examines reasons for abuse and explores how disgrace and denial of being pregnant may end up in the killing of an child inside moments of its delivery.
The e-book examines criminal ramifications to neonaticide within the U.S. and out of the country, together with mental and psychiatric defenses. extra chapters specialise in 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 instances, together with Susan Smith and Andrea Yates. additionally they speak about matters relating to 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 susceptible, providing readers a thought-provoking source that's absolute to inspire additional study and inquiry.