Cinderella Effect

Cinderella Effect

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The Cinderella effect is a term used to describe the observed, in many but not all studies, significantly higher rate of stepchildren being physically abused, emotionally abused, sexually abused, neglected, murdered, or otherwise mistreated at the hands of stepparents than at the hands of their genetic parents. It takes its name from the fairy tale character Cinderella. The effect has been explained by application of evolutionary psychology theories. There have also been various criticisms of these theories.show more

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  • Paperback | 108 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 168g
  • Onym Press
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136260700
  • 9786136260709