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The Costs of Child Abuse vs. Child Abuse Prevention: Alabama's Experience

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dc.creator Watters, A. J., Odom, R., Ferguson, C., Boschung, M. & Edwards, S.
dc.date.accessioned 2013-09-19T16:26:53Z
dc.date.available 2013-09-19T16:26:53Z
dc.date.issued 2007
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/11212/699
dc.identifier.uri http://ctf.alabama.gov/Archived%20Info/pdfs/Costs_Child_Abuse_vs_Child_Abuse_Prev.pdf
dc.description Child abuse is defined by the Federal Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act as any recent act or failure to act on the part of a parent or caretaker that results in death, serious physical or emotional harm, sexual abuse, or exploitation; or an act or failure to act that presents an imminent risk of serious harm. In 2001 over one million children were victims of child abuse and neglect here in the United States. In Alabama in the year 2004 approximately 10,110 children were victims of child abuse and neglect. Child abuse can and does cause a strain on the state s social, health, and judicial services. The purpose of this study is to document the costs to the taxpayers of Alabama.
dc.format pdf
dc.publisher Center for Business And Economic Research, University of Alabama
dc.subject Economic impact
dc.subject Prevention
dc.title The Costs of Child Abuse vs. Child Abuse Prevention: Alabama's Experience
dc.type Text


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