School Shooting Fatalities and School Corporal Punishment: A Look at the States

@article{Arcus2002SchoolSF,
  title={School Shooting Fatalities and School Corporal Punishment: A Look at the States},
  author={D. Arcus},
  journal={Aggressive Behavior},
  year={2002},
  volume={28},
  pages={173-183}
}
  • D. Arcus
  • Published 2002
  • Psychology
  • Aggressive Behavior
  • Student deaths from school shootings were examined across all 50 states according to the state's policy on the use of corporal punishment in schools after controlling for associated differences in poverty rates and the prevalence of conservative Christian religions. There were significantly more school shooting deaths found in states allowing school corporal punishment compared with those that do not. The odds of fatal involvement in a school shooting were greatest in states permitting school… CONTINUE READING
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