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John Eckenrode, professor of human development and director of the college's Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research, and BCTR co-authors found a higher risk of child maltreatment in areas with the starkest income inequality gap--the first and most comprehensive study of its kind.
Among the starkest examples of gender segregation at work was in the 'skilled trades' where 91% of jobs are held by men.
He said: "Its brilliant Chief Executive, Shona Alexander, has set out in the starkest terms the current position she, her staff and volunteers, and most importantly her clients, now face.
The space program has provided India with some of the starkest reminders for international cooperation and the fragility of our tiny blue planet.
In the starkest comments yet by a senior administration official, Kerry promised that a previously announced review of surveillance practices would be thorough and that some activities would end altogether, the Guardian reports.
Summary: Egypt's army threatened Thursday to turn its guns on those who use violence, its starkest warning yet ahead of what both sides expect will be a bloody showdown in the streets.
The collapse is the starkest in Greece with 12% (on the base of average annual household income of EUR 11A 000).
THIS photograph of a couple embodies, perhaps in the starkest way possible, the pain and angst of the tragedy that struck an eight- storey building in Bangladesh.
The UN gave its starkest warning yet yesterday that it would soon run out of cash to cope with the vast influx of Syrian refugees into Jordan and other neighboring countries.
The Prime Minister's reference to possible exit from the EU is his starkest warning yet of the consequence of failure to reform Europe, and echoes Chancellor George Osborne's comment to a German newspaper last week that "in order that we can remain in the European Union, the EU must change".
The admission is one of the starkest yet by Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO), which has been criticised for trying to shirk responsibility for the worst nuclear disaster in a generation.
And the starkest contrast is in health care: 73 percent of state and local government workers--including 83 percent of full-time workers--receive health benefits through their jobs.