Example sentences for: dembosky

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  • First, when Besharov and Dembosky characterized the 1.4 million additional children who joined the ranks of the maltreated between 1986 and 1993, they summed up the NIS-3 estimates in inappropriate ways to draw their conclusions.

  • Besharov and Dembosky also glossed over how these percentages translate into numbers of children.

  • I agree with the overarching point of Douglas J. Besharov and Jacob W. Dembosky's article, "Child Abuse: Threat or Menace?"

  • Third, Besharov and Dembosky's claim that increased sensitivity accounts for the rise in the number of seriously injured children does not make sense in the context of the patterns of NIS findings, which do provide evidence of progressively heightened sensitivity for more subtle maltreatment cues.

  • If Besharov and Dembosky want to discount both increments by appealing to the same process (enhanced sensitivity) then they need to explain (1) why this process applied discontinuously in the NIS-3 and did not affect the intervening category of moderate injury or harm, and (2) how the NIS-2 respondents managed to overlook three-fourths of the children who had been seriously injured while at the same time evidencing greater sensitivity in identifying moderately injured children.


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