Browsing posts tagged: Abuse
Discipline with Love & Limits

You Can Manage Your Child’s Behavior Problems with Love & LimitsDiscipline with Love & Limits provides calm, practical solutions to the 43 most common childhood misbehaviors, like: Whining, Temper Tantrums, Mealtime Meltdown, Too Much Screen Time, Bullying and Biting, Disobeying, Not Sharing, Resisting Bedtime, Getting Out of Bed, Leaving a Mess, Travel Meltdowns, Resisting Carseats, Talking Back, …and many more! This amazing book has taught over 800,000 parents to more effectively manage the most common preschool […]

Child Abuse Medical Diagnosis & Management

Now published by the AAP, this revised and updated 3rd edition offers a practical, objective, evidence-based guide to the medical diagnosis, and management of child abuse.  Written and edited by a vast array of the world’s leading experts on child abuse and neglect, the new 3rd edition of Child Abuse: Medical Diagnosis & Management clearly […]

Shame Travels

When she was a little girl, Jasvinder Sanghera’s father told her about the village he came from, Kang Sabhu in rural Punjab. One day, he promised to take her there so she could meet her half-sister, Bachanu, who had stayed behind. But at the age of sixteen – as she so vividly related in her […]

Scars that Run Deep

Leaving his abusive Irish boarding school after eight long years, Patrick Touher thought his troubles were over. But the adult world was a dangerous place for a naïve adolescent. From the Dublin Catholic boys‘ home to arriving alone in London, again Patrick is seen as easy prey. Yet Patrick’s strength, honesty and sense of humour […]

I’ll Be Watching You

What drives one person to become obsessed with another – someone they may never even have met? And what happens when the obsessions of unbalanced misfits, desperate loners and aggrieved ex-partners spiral out of control? Stalking is on the increase – and it isn’t only celebrities who become the targets of irrational individuals. Men and […]

Sleepers

An unforgettable true story of friendship, loyalty and revenge, set against the unmistakable backdrop of New York CityThey were four boys who shared everything – the laughter and bruises of an impoverished upbringing in New York’s West Side. Then one of their pranks misfired – a man nearly died and they were sent away to […]

Protecting Children from Violence

Providing an evidence-based understanding of the causes and consequences of violence against children, experts in the field examine the best practices used to help protect children from violence. Various types of violence are reviewed including physical and sexual abuse, (cyber-)bullying, human trafficking, online predators, abductions, and war. In addition, it reviews the various perpetrators of […]

Spare the Child

He that spareth his rod hateth his son: but he that loveth him chasteneth him betimes. These words provided generations of American Christians with the justification for physically disciplining their children, in ways that range from spankings to brutal beatings. This learned and deeply disturbing work of history examines both the religious roots of corporal […]

After Silence

„Silence has the rusty taste of shame. The words shut up are the most terrible words I know. . . . The man who raped me spat these words out over and over during the hours of my attack–when I screamed, when I tried to talk him out of what he was doing, when I […]

Gender and Policy in France

Parliaments made up of more than 80 per cent men have, since 2000, passed laws on contraception, abortion and domestic violence. Men have decided whether girls can wear the Islamic headscarf to school, whether prostitutes should be criminalized rather than their clients, and whether the number of women involved in making these decisions should be […]