Society's concern with the abuse and neglect of children is not a new phenomenon, but as a result of heightened awareness by professionals and by the public in general, this problem is receiving new and intense scrutiny.
"The Federal and State response to the Problem of Child maltreatment in America: A Survey of the Reporting Statutes,"
Nova Law Review: Vol. 2
, Article 3.
Available at: http://nsuworks.nova.edu/nlr/vol2/iss1/3