Media Coverage, Public Awareness and State Intervention in Child Abuse in China – An Analysis of High-Profile Cases

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Whittaker, AJ, Qiao, D and Zhang, T (2017). Media Coverage, Public Awareness and State Intervention in Child Abuse in China – An Analysis of High-Profile Cases. Child Abuse Review.
AuthorsWhittaker, AJ, Qiao, D and Zhang, T
Abstract

Abstract Key Practitioner Messages •Child abuse is a complex social problem that is often deeply rooted in the cultural, economic and social practices of the country in which it exists. •Child abuse in China is understood as deliberate and harmful acts, while many Western societies also include acts of omission such as neglect. •There is a complex relationship between public awareness, media coverage and state intervention.

Keywords1607 Social Work; Social Work
Year2017
JournalChild Abuse Review
PublisherJohn Wiley & Sons Ltd
ISSN0952-9136
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)doi:10.1002/car.2488
Publication dates
Print31 Aug 2017
Publication process dates
Deposited12 Oct 2017
Accepted19 Jun 2017
Accepted author manuscript
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CC BY-NC 4.0
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