Essays Tagged: "Spanking"

Child Discipline vs. Child Abuse Simply put this is a paper describing when child discipline becomes child abuse.

be, I would like to address this question; What are the pros and cons of physical punishment (i.e. spanking, hitting) as a form of child discipline?In this area, as in most areas of early childhood d ... ent the child from using these behaviors. One might want to consider if responding to your child by spanking or by hitting him will accomplish these goals. If your child hits and you respond by hittin ...

(3 pages) 284 0 4.3 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters > Child Abuse

Punishment and Parent-Child relationships Concerning 4 year olds

ts not only in North America but also throughout Asia, Africa, and South America still believe that spanking is acceptable, legitimate and necessary at times (durrant, 1996; Levinson, 1989). On the ot ... nt, 1996; Levinson, 1989). On the other end of the spectrum are the developementalists who wonder ifspanking has a boomerang effect, if children who are physically punished learn to be more aggressive ...

(7 pages) 160 1 3.9 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

CHILDHOOD ABUSE: CORPORAL PUNISHMENT

anxiety for the child's well being, spank her to emphasize the parent's sense of urgency or worry. Spanking may relieve a parent's frustration for the moment and extinguish the undesirable behavior f ... erferes with the development of trust, a sense of security, sanctuary, and effectual communication; spanking often becomes the method of communication. It also causes emotional pain, conflicts and res ...

(3 pages) 86 0 4.3 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Children Should Not Be Spanked

Spanking is the method that parents use the most when they hit their children with the intention of ... hod that parents use the most when they hit their children with the intention of disciplining them. Spanking is still widely accepted in American society, which renders a controversial issue. There ar ... American society, which renders a controversial issue. There are two groups with opposing views on spanking. People who opposed to spanking believe that spanking is poor parenting that can cause nega ...

(2 pages) 63 0 3.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Corporal Punishment.

ut not injury, for the purposes of correction and control of youthful behavior" (Day 83). The term "spanking" is a form of physical or corporal punishment (Epoch 1).The general acceptance, and sometim ... powerful adults (Barnett, Miller-Perrin, Perrin 61). Researchers only recently have recognized that spanking is used primarily with young children and that the incidence and severity of spanking often ...

(5 pages) 63 0 0.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Corporal Punishment Hurts Society

deliberately inflicting pain without injury. CP normally goes by the names: "beating," "hitting," "spanking," "paddling," "swatting," and "caning." (Benatar 1) Originating in Europe for minor judicia ... ave some positive effect on behaviours.A likely example of CP put into practice in present times is spanking. Spanking has been proven to heighten the probability of physical injury to an infant less ...

(4 pages) 45 0 5.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Corporal punishment

parents use corporal punishment at home. It is also an uncivilized action. The evidence shows that spanking is common; approximately 67% of all parents report using some type of corporal punishment ( ... The use of corporal punishment is strongly dependent on the age of the child as well. For example, spanking on bottom with a hand is a common type of corporal punishment with 72% of parents of 2- to ...

(12 pages) 135 1 3.9 Aug/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Comparative Essays

Corporal Punishment

In disagreement with spanking I will state there is a fine line between love and abuse. What separates the two? What meri ... its that punishment? Also who gets to choose what merits it? Parents use a number to reasons to use spanking as a form of discipline.The issue I wish to present is whether or not spanking leads to a r ... to a rise in child abuse and later violence. Do children who are spanked or physically punished see spanking as a violent act? Do they learn to see violence as an acceptable way to solve a problem? Wh ...

(2 pages) 40 1 5.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Quest for the Truth

parenting example demonstrates this. I have found this is personal experience. I do not believe in spanking. I think that it is harmful to a child. I spent a lot of time researching this. I read arti ... . I read articles and talked to psychologists. I found that there was more evidence to support that spanking is harmful to a child. After all of my research was done, I found that I believe that spank ...

(3 pages) 47 0 5.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Homework

rounded for the day, and I would rub it in her face. I was not always that sly though. I averaged a spanking once a day. I can not remember what they were for, but I am sure I deserved them. Those wer ... only eight years old. Now that I think about it, my temper was probably the reason I got all those spankings. I decided to try my best to contain my temper when I viciously attacked my cousin for cal ...

(2 pages) 9 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Concept Paper For Corporal Punishment

in 23 states, mostly in the south. The South remains not only the "Bible Belt" but also the "Spanking Belt", a place where "spare the rod and spoil the child" is taken literally, an ...

(4 pages) 35 1 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Corporal Punishment

way to get a point across. In any circumstances while opting to discipline a child for misbehaving, spanking should not be used as a learning tool. Surprisingly, the Bible insists that the "rod ... r even simply a hand as the correct method of disciplining a child. Even today some schools look to spanking as a disciplinary action. There have been a lot of incidents where a child misbehaves in cl ...

(3 pages) 484 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Dicipline

"time-out" (isolation) can severely humiliate a child. Obviously excessive or indiscriminant spanking or hitting is harmful as well, however a calm and controlled spanking distributed in a lovi ... n anyway. An AAP conference on corporal punishment in 1996 concluded that in certain circumstances, spanking may be an effective backup to other forms of discipline, and that a couple swats on the rea ...

(1 pages) 845 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Corporal Punishment- Is It Necesssary?

troversial and unnecessary methods of discipline is corporal punishment, the most common form being spanking. According to the dictionary, the definition of "spanking" is "To slap on the buttocks with ... r with the open hand, as for punishment"(The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language). Spanking, though extremely popular in the 1930's, has decreased in the past years. In the 1930's sur ...

(5 pages) 87 0 5.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

The Brocken Chain

n and despair for the things to come. She knew that her father would soon be there to carry out the spanking she so solemnly dreaded. In her mind this was punishment enough. Fisher spoke of hea ... enough. Fisher spoke of hearing her father coming up the stairs to give her the long awaited spanking that she had been dreading. But it had become a routine to her. Her father would sit on the ...

(3 pages) 2430 0 1.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Corporal Punishment Is Not An Effective Means Of C

panks his children for the things his own father should have spanked out of him"(Spanoudis). Today, spanking as a form of punishment is a very controversial issue that does not need to be examined lig ... es not need to be examined lightly. On one side of the argument, there are parents who believe that spanking is an acceptable means of punishment, while on the other side of the argument, there are pa ...

(4 pages) 41 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Child Discipline

Spanking children as a form of discipline goes back to before Christ. Then why are so many people wr ... ues and traditions tell them is right, and what the state or federal law could deem as child abuse. Spanking is not a new trend; it has traditionally been the effective consequence of a child?s bad be ... en are confused and disrespectful.Of the thousands of websites found that approve and disapprove of spanking, the research found that 65% of Americans approve of spanking their own children. When aske ...

(3 pages) 28 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

Corporal Punishment in the Educational Setting

especially on the buttocks, as in punishments 2.) to move away swiftly or smartly, a smack given in spanking. (Bible.com) As far back as the colonial period, corporal punishment has been accepted and ... ld to use violence, slapping or any other type of force used on the buttocks as a sexual violation, spanking lowers a child's IQ, and spanking creates fear in the child."Although, use has steadily dec ...

(10 pages) 3 0 0.0 Nov/2012

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Spare the Rod Spoil the Child

o pay for my mouth. I would push my parents till they couldn't take anymore. Sometimes, I would get spankings. Sometimes, I would get my mouth washed out with soap. It all depended on the situation. I ...

(3 pages) 0 0 0.0 Mar/2014

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology