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Children abducted by family members:

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dc.creator Finkelhor, D., Hotaling, G.T., & Sedlak, A. J.
dc.date.accessioned 2013-09-19T16:25:57Z
dc.date.available 2013-09-19T16:25:57Z
dc.date.issued 1991
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/11212/153
dc.identifier.uri http://unh.edu/ccrc/pdf/MC3.pdf
dc.description Reports on the results of a national survey of 10,544 households containing 20,505 children as part of the National Incidence Study of Missing, Abducted, Runaway, and Thrown-away Children. On the basis of the survey, and using a broad, legal definition of abduction that includes many short-term violations of custody arrangements, the authors estimated that, in 1988, approximately 354,100 children were abducted by a family member. Using a more restrictive definition that is closer to the popular stereotype (i.e., a situation where there is concealment, transportation to another state, or an intent to keep the child or to permanently alter custodial privileges) they estimated that there were 163,200 family-abducted children.
dc.publisher Journal of Marriage and the Family
dc.subject Child welfare -- statistics
dc.subject Family
dc.subject legal
dc.title Children abducted by family members:
dc.type Text


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