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2003

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Progressivist Origins Of The 2003 California Gubernatorial Recall, Kira L. Klatchko Dec 2003

Progressivist Origins Of The 2003 California Gubernatorial Recall, Kira L. Klatchko

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Progressivist Origins of the 2003 California Gubernatorial Recall, was written in Sacramento in the midst of the first statewide recall of an elected official in California. The paper explores the nature of the recall procedure and its implementation in the state, and is chiefly an inquiry into the relatedness of the current incarnation and its Progressivist root. It focuses particularly on the recall of Governor Gray Davis, and details how shifting attitudes towards public participation have altered the procedure over time.


Booze, Drugs, And Rock & Roll: Crime During The College Years, Paul S. Gutman Oct 2003

Booze, Drugs, And Rock & Roll: Crime During The College Years, Paul S. Gutman

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In this Article, the author examines the predilection of college and university students towards certain types of illegal behaviors. Specifically, the Article considers the widespread instances of drug use, under-age alcohol use, and "file-sharing" using Napster and its progeny. The Article's main focus is on why such illegal behaviors are rampant among college students who might otherwise be


Biological Factors Associated With Aggression And Violent Behavior: A Comparative Analysis Of Scientific, Societal, And Legal Dimensions, Troy M. Bear Sep 2003

Biological Factors Associated With Aggression And Violent Behavior: A Comparative Analysis Of Scientific, Societal, And Legal Dimensions, Troy M. Bear

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The Philadelphia Story: The Rhetoric Of School Reform, Susan Dejarnatt Sep 2003

The Philadelphia Story: The Rhetoric Of School Reform, Susan Dejarnatt

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Procreative Freedom And Convicted Criminals In The United States And The United Kingdom: Is Child Welfare Becoming The New Eugenics?, Elaine E. Sutherland Sep 2003

Procreative Freedom And Convicted Criminals In The United States And The United Kingdom: Is Child Welfare Becoming The New Eugenics?, Elaine E. Sutherland

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International law rightly accords procreative freedom a high order of respect and it is easy to understand why that is so. Eugenics, which was advanced initially with good intentions in the belief that it was, indeed, scientific, provides us with a clear example of the dangers that can result from failing to respect procreative freedom. Usually the law in the various parts of the US and the UK mirrors international law’s respect for procreative freedom. Another principle, promoted by international law and, again, given considerable prominence in US and UK jurisprudence, is that the welfare of the child is ...


The "No Property" Problem: Understanding Poverty By Understanding Wealth, Jane Baron Sep 2003

The "No Property" Problem: Understanding Poverty By Understanding Wealth, Jane Baron

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Child Placement Decisions: The Relevance Of Facial Resemblance And Biological Relationships, David J. Herring Jan 2003

Child Placement Decisions: The Relevance Of Facial Resemblance And Biological Relationships, David J. Herring

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This article discusses two studies of evolution and human behavior addressing child-adult relationships and explores implications for policies and practices surrounding placement of children in foster homes. The first study indicates that men favor children whose facial features resemble their own facial features. This study may justify public child welfare decisionmakers in considering facial resemblance as they attempt to place children in safe foster homes.

The second study indicates that parents are likely to invest more in children who are biologically related to them, thus enhancing their long term well-being. Among other implications, this study may justify public child welfare ...