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Current Event October 1, 2014

How Widespread is Spanking?


The line between appropriate discipline and child abuse has been debated in the news lately in response to the child abuse allegations against Minnesota Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson. In this public radio story we hear about the history of corporal punishment in the United States, the frequency of punishment in the home and in school, as well as how different parts of the country punish children differently.

Civics/Government Education Psychology

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AIR DATE: 09/15/2014


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