Absence of males in maltreatment research: a survey of recent literature.

  title={Absence of males in maltreatment research: a survey of recent literature.},
  author={Mary E. Haskett and B Marziano and E R Dover},
  journal={Child abuse & neglect},
  volume={20 12},
This paper provides a review of research in the area of physical maltreatment with respect to the degree to which males are represented in research samples. The systematic, comprehensive review includes 126 articles published between the years 1989 and 1994 in nine primary journals. Results show that adult males are dramatically underrepresented in this research. Specifically, males were included in fewer than one-half (47.7%) of the 77 articles reviewed and the total number and percentage of… CONTINUE READING

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