Silverside over at Dastardly Dads has done an excellent article on studies of child abuse and neglect. Here’s part of it...please go to the link after the excerpt and read the whole thing...it is well worth it!
Recently, a fathers rights guy reemed me out for taking another look at The Third National Incidence Study of Child Abuse and Neglect (NIS-3), because that's just "old" data.
I know that often these guys don't have the best reading comprehension skills, so I'm not surprised that he missed the fact that I acknowledged the age of the data right from the beginning (the study itself is 13 years old; the raw data older than that). I also mentioned specifically that:
1)That NIS-4 is not available yet
2) That NIS-3 is still widely quoted all across the political spectrum, even though most bloggers never appeared to have looked at anything but the inco...More here: Dastardly Dads: Recent Studies on Child Abuse and Neglect: The Role of Fathers in Risk for Child Abuse and Neglect (2005)