Myths of child abuse in China : findings based on a qualitative study in Beijing

D. Qiao, Yuk Chung Chan

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Based on interviews with 20 parent?child pairs and focus group discussion with another 20 children in Beijing, this article addresses the common myths of child abuse held among the Chinese. These myths includ
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)266-278
Number of pages13
JournalChina Journal of Social Work
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2008


  • Myths of child abuse
  • Physical abuse
  • Parental child battering
  • Child protection
  • China

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Health(social science)
  • Sociology and Political Science

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