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Corporal Punishment

Corporal Punishment

UC Santa Barbara Professor of Economics Dick Startz found that black children are twice as likely as white students to be victim to corporal punishment in schools. Corporal punishment includes acts such as hitting, spanking, or slapping as methods of discipline. In 31 states, corporal punishment is banned. Two states, Hawaii and Delaware, reported [...]

No Alibis 8/19/09: Health Care & Poverty

Dr. Ron Labuguen, California Academy of Family Physicians, discusses the urgent need for health care reform following news analysis from Marisela Marquez and Elizabeth Robinson. Professor Alice O'Connor, Department of History, University of California at Santa Barbara, discusses poverty in the context of the state and federal economic crisis,the [...]