The Killing of Children in the Context of Separation, Divorce and Custody Disputes
2014. Buch. xii, 230 S.: Bibliographien. Hardcover
Palgrave Macmillan ISBN 978-1-137-02431-2
Format (B x L): 14 x 21,6 cm
Gewicht: 435 g
In englischer Sprache
O'Hagan explores the phenomenon of filicide, a deliberate act of a parent killing his or her own son or daughter. Examining over 120 cases of filicide in the UK, this book identifies relationship and family patterns in which situations may rapidly deteriorate, and children may become the ultimate weapon in disputes between partners.
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Original and unique book on a constantly-growing threat which receives much media attention No directly competing texts which bring together the three strands of this book - filicide, filicide-suicide and the risks to children during contentious separation Kieran O'Hagan is a former social worker and high-profile author who has published extensively in the field Comparative research which will appeal internationally to both practitioners and academics