This paper explores the complex interrelationship among the physical health and developmental problems of a child, child abuse and neglect, and poverty. Gaps in agency attention to children's medical needs are identified and recommendations made for reducing these gaps. The analysis is based on interview and agency data for 45 families randomly selected from a group of 365 AFDC recipient families under supervision for child abuse and neglect.
"Child Health and Developmental Problems and Child Maltreatment among AFDC Families,"
The Journal of Sociology & Social Welfare: Vol. 8
, Article 9.
Available at: http://scholarworks.wmich.edu/jssw/vol8/iss1/9