Australian Institute of Criminology

Skip to content

Child abuse and protection: January 2015

The latest crime and justice alerts are now available on our new catalogue at

Wherever possible, open access to full text documents are provided, but for licensing reasons, they cannot be given for most journal articles. Please contact your own library for any items that are not freely available - we are happy to help them with inter-library loans if needed.

For further assistance please email



Journal articles

  • A brief discussion about measuring child molester cognition with the sex with children scale / Jamie Walton, Simon Duff and Shihning Chou
    Child abuse review. 2014:1-12
  • Abuse against children with disabilities
    WWDA news no. 4 2012: 20
  • An evaluation of Hawaii's Healthy Start program using child abuse hospitalization data / Betsy Dew and Gail F Breakey
    Journal of family violence 29(8) Nov 2014: 893-900
  • Are childhood abuse and neglect related to age of first homelessness episode among currently homeless adults? / Marissa Y Mar, Isabelle A Linden, Iris Torchalla, Kathy Li and Michael Krausz
    Violence and victims 29(6) 2014: 999-1013
  • Attention to the neglected : prospects for research on child neglect for the next decade / Cheryl Anne Boyce and Valerie Maholmes
    Child maltreatment 18(1) 2013: 65-68
  • Child abuse intervention : reporting protocols in the New Zealand health sector / Louisa Jackson
    Victoria University of Wellington law review 44(1) 2013: 17-61
  • Child maltreatment and educational attainment in young adulthood : results from the Ontario Child Health Study / Masako Tanaka, Katholiki Georgiades, Michael Boyle and Harriet L MacMillan
    Journal of interpersonal violence 30(2) Jan 2015: 195-214
  • Child maltreatment, trauma-related psychopathology, and eyewitness memory in children and adolescents / Kelly McWilliams, Latonya S Harris and Gail S Goodman
    Behavioral sciences and the law 32(6) Nov/Dec 2014: 702-717
  • Child neglect and the development of externalizing behavior problems : associations with maternal drug dependence and neighborhood crime / Jody Todd Manly, Assaf Oshri, Michael J Lynch, Margaret Herzog and Sanne Wortel
    Child maltreatment 18(1) 2013: 17-29
  • Do the long-term consequences of neglect differ for children of different races and ethnic backgrounds? / Cathy Spatz Widom, Sally J Czaja, Helen W Wilson, Maureen A Allwood and Preeti Chauhan
    Child maltreatment 18(1) 2013: 42-55
  • Examination of illicit drug use frequency using multiple drug assessment methods in mothers referred to treatment by Child Protective Services / Brad Donohue, Jason M Holland, Karen Lopez, Jessica Urgelles and Daniel N Allen
    Journal of family violence 29(8) Nov 2014: 911-919
  • Extent and nature of child maltreatment-related fatalities : implications for policy and practice / Jennifer Sheldon-Sherman, Dee Wilson and Susan Smith
    Child welfare 92(2) 2013: 41-58
  • Fatal families : why children are killed in familicide occurrences / Sharon Mailloux
    Journal of family violence 29(8) Nov 2014: 921-926
  • Maternal and paternal filicide : case studies from the Australian Homicide Project / Li Eriksson, Paul Mazerolle, Richard Wortley and Holly Johnson
    Child abuse review. 10 Dec 2014:14 p
  • On being realistic about reducing the prevalence and impacts of youth sexual violence and abuse in two Australian Indigenous communities / Nick Tilley, Susan (Sue) Rayment-McHugh, Stephen W Smallbone, Martina Wardell, Martina Wardell, Dimity Smith, Richard Wortley, Donald Findlater, Anna L Stewart and Ross Homel
    Learning communities : international journal of learning in social contexts no. 14 Sep 2014: 6-27
  • Online child exploitation : challenges and future research directions / Henry Hillman, Christopher Hooper and Kim-Kwang Raymond Choo
    Computer law and security review 30(6) 2014: 687-698
  • Police officers' perceptions of interviews in cases of sexual offences and murder involving children and adult victims / Gavin Oxburgh, James Ost, Paul Morris and Julie Cherryman
    Police practice and research 16(1) Feb 2015: 36-50
  • Potential and perils of the early years : the need to integrate violence prevention and early child development (ECD+) / Patricia Lannen and Maya Ziswiler
    Aggression and violent behavior 19(6) Nov/Dec 2014: 625-628
  • Prosecutors' perspectives on using recorded child witness interviews about abuse as evidence-in-chief / Kimberlee Shannon Burrows and Martine B Powell
    Australian and New Zealand journal of criminology 47(3) Dec 2014: 374-390
  • Protecting unborn and newborn babies / Judith Masson and Jonathan Dickens
    Child abuse review. 2014:1-13
  • Safe from the start? An action research project on early intervention materials for children affected by domestic and family violence / Angela Spinney
    Children and society vol. 27 2013: 397-405
  • Safety and risk assessment frameworks : overview and implications for child maltreatment fatalities / Peter J Pecora, Zeinab Chahine and J Christopher Graham
    Child welfare 92(2) 2013: 143-160
  • Sexual abuse of children and youth in residential care : an international review / Margaretha C Timmerman and Pauline R Schreuder
    Aggression and violent behavior 19(6) Nov/Dec 2014: 715-720
  • The prevalence of child maltreatment across the globe : review of a series of meta-analyses / Marije Stoltenborgh, Marian J Bakermans-Kranenburg, Lenneke R A Alink and M H Van IJzendoorn
    Child abuse review. 2014:1-14
  • The public health approach for understanding and preventing child maltreatment : a brief review of the literature and a call to action / Theresa Covington
    Child welfare 92(2) 2013: 21-39
  • Transnational research on child neglect : progress and future needs / Cathy Spatz Widom
    Child maltreatment 18(1) 2013: 3-7
  • Under-fives child mortality and child abuse-related deaths in the former USSR : is there an under-reporting of abuse-related deaths? / Colin Pritchard and Saalim Mirza
    Child abuse review. 2014:1-12
  • Violence, child prisoners and institutionalised impunity / Barry Goldson
    CJM : criminal justice matters no. 98 Dec 2014: 14-15