Table of contents for Child abuse and neglect / edited by Margaret M. Feerick, John F. Knutson, Penelope K. Trickett.

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About the Editors
About the Contributors
Foreword	Catherine Nolan
Foreword	Edward Zigler
I	Classification of Child Abuse and Neglect
1	An Examination of Research in Child Abuse and Neglect: Past Practices and Future Directions
	Margaret M. Feerick and Kyle L. Snow
2	Defining Child Abuse and Neglect: A Search for Consensus
	Rosemary Chalk
3	Characteristics of the Definition of Child Maltreatment: The Influence of Professional and Social Values
	Jeffrey J. Haugaard
II	Definition and Theory in Child Abuse and Neglect
4	Operationally Defining Physical Abuse of Children
	John F. Knutson and Deanna Heckenberg
5	Defining Child Neglect
	Howard Dubowitz
6	Defining Sexual Abuse
	Penelope K. Trickett
7	Defining Psychological Maltreatment of Children
	Marla R. Brassard and Kera L. Donovan
8	In Search of Construct Validity: Using Basic Concepts and Principles of Psychological Measurement to 
Define Child Maltreatment
	David Watson
III	Current Approaches to Measurement
9	Self-Report Approaches
	Sharon G. Portwood
10	Measuring Child Abuse and Neglect Using Child Protective Services Records
	Desmond K. Runyan and Diana J. English
11	Integrating Direct Observations and Laboratory Analog Measures in Research Definitions of Child 
	David S. DeGarmo, John B. Reid, and John F. Knutson
IV	Social Policy Issues
12	Policy and Applied Definitions of Child Maltreatment
	Maryfrances R. Porter, Jill Antonishak, and N. Dickon Reppucci
13	The Impact of Information Technology on Defining and Classifying Child Abuse and Neglect
	Sally M. Flanzer, Ying-Ying Yuan, and Diana J. English
14	A New Look at Ethical Issues in Child Maltreatment Research
	Cassandra Simmel, Sally M. Flanzer, and Mary Bruce Webb
15	Conclusions and Future Research Directions
	Margaret M. Feerick and Kyle L. Snow

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Child abuse -- United States.
Child abuse -- Investigation -- United States.