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TitleFinancial Causes and Consequences of Child Maltreatment
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PublisherInstitute for Research on Poverty
DateMay 2017
Pages2 pp.
DescriptionChild maltreatment happens in all kinds of families, but low income is the most consistent predictor. New research goes beyond association to reveal a causal relationship between poverty and child maltreatment, showing that poverty exists as both a cause and consequence of child abuse and neglect. This brief describes the latest statistics on child maltreatment as reported to child protective services (CPS) agencies and goes on to highlight these related findings.
Filed inChildren & Youth > Economy and workforce
TopicsChildren & Youth, Economy
Added06/13/2017 10:46am
Updated07/27/2017 10:50am

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