International experts use a multidisciplinary approach to present the latest research & detailed information on the difficult issues involving elder abuse in various countries around the world.Elder Abuse: Selected Papers from the Prague World Congress on Family Violence is an invaluable collection of the most important presentation papers from the Prague World Congress on Family Violence.
International experts use a multidisciplinary approach to present the latest research and detailed information on the difficult issues involving elder abuse in various countries around the world, as well as useful ideas and revealing insights to help provide practical strategies for dealing with the numerous facets of this disturbing issue. This comprehensive source is richly referenced with helpful tables to clearly explain data.
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|Grandparents Raising Grandchildren: The Risks of Caregiving|
|The Elder Abuse of Custodial Grandparents: A Hidden Phenomenon|
|Combating Elder Financial Abuse-A Multi-Disciplinary Approach to a Growing Problem|
|Study of Elder Abuse Within Diverse Cultures|
|A National Look at Elder Abuse Multidisciplinary Teams|
|A Forensic Medical Examination Form for Improved Documentation and Prosecution of Elder Abuse|
|Elder Abuse Awareness in Faith Communities: Findings from a Canadian Pilot Study|
|An Exploratory Study of Responses in Elder Abuse in Faith Communities|
|Older Women, Domestic Violence, and Elder Abuse: A Review of Commonalities, Differences and Shared Approaches|
|Elder Abuse Risk Indicators and Screening Questions: Results from a Literature Search and a Panel of Experts from Developed and Developing Countries|
|Reference Notes Included|
Elizabeth Podnieksis an associate professor in the Department of English and the graduate program in Communication and Culture at Ryerson University. She teaches and researches in the fields of mothering, life writing, modernism, and popular/celebrity culture. She is the author of Daily Modernism: The Literary Diaries of Virginia Woolf, Antonia White, Elizabeth Smart, and Ana#239;s Nin(2000) and the co-editor of Hayford Hall: Hangovers, Erotics, and Modernist Aesthetics(2005).Andrea OReillyis an associate professor in the School of Women's Studies at York University. She is co-editor/editor of many books on motherhood, including Maternal Theory: The Essential Readings (2007) and Feminist Mothering(2008). OReilly is author of Toni Morrison and Motherhood: A Politics of the Heart(2004) and Rocking the Cradle: Thoughts on Motherhood, Feminism, and the Possibility of Empowered Mothering(2006). She is founder and director of the Association for Research on Mothering, (ARM), founder and editor-in-chief of the Journal of the Association for Research on Mothering, and founder and editor of Demeter Press, the first feminist press on motherhood.
Haifa University, Israel