Essays Tagged: "Straus"

The harms of physical punishment in our society today and describes the effects that it can leave on young children later in life.

, which is intended to cause physical pain, but not injury, for purposes of correction or control" (Straus). Many may argue that spanking is a practice that is accepted in our society. What worked in ... . Children do not loose intelligence, but they fall behind the normal growth of this ability.Murray Straus of the University of New Hampshire, who worked on a similar experiment, noted ``if parents kn ...

(5 pages) 189 2 4.0 Jun/2003

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

Chocolate's Little Secret

rom cocoa butter, "a vegetable fat that is rich in saturated fatty acids" (Shahkhalili 246). Cherri Straus, MPH, states in her article for the Blue Cross of California, "Chocolate contains stearic aci ... l in regards to cholesterol and does not increase cholesterol levels in the arteries. "Oleic acid," Straus further explains, "is a heart-healthy monounsaturated fat" ("Chocolate and Fat"). However, of ...

(4 pages) 66 0 4.3 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Spanking: Pros and Cons

erts often define spanking differently. To some, spanking means "slapping a child on the buttocks" (Straus, 1995, p. 5), while others consider spanking a generic term for any corporal punishment that ... t I was raised and it is what I think is the best way to deal with a situation like that.Works CitedStraus, Murray. (1995). "Beating The Devil Out of Them: Corporal Punishment in American Families." N ...

(4 pages) 155 1 5.0 Dec/2004

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

Child Abuse in the region

uted and even killed at the hands of parents and guardians upon whom they are dependant. Gelles and Straus, 1979a note, "the family is perhaps the most violent social group, and the home the most viol ... e has been influenced by different historical periods and many vary from place to place. Gelles and Straus 1979b summarized child abuse as any "violence carried with the intention of, or perceived as ...

(15 pages) 185 0 4.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Domestic Violence: How harmful can it become?

, it was estimated that between 53% and 70% of male batterers also frequently abuse their children (Straus & Gelles). Other research suggests that women who have been hit by their husbands are twi ... 1995.Schecter Susan. Protecting Children. The American Humane Association 1 Feb. 2003. 10 Dec. 2005.Straus, M.A., & Gelles, R.J. Physical violence in American families. New Brunswick, NJ: Transact ...

(6 pages) 101 0 4.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

The Cricket In Times Square

(2 pages) 1331 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Flowers For Algernon Creative Paper

a lifetime. He was enrolled in a scientific study that would supposedly make him into a genius.Dr. Straus and Prof. Nemur were the two main scientists behind the research. The only thing that Charlie ... t to dinner.The time came when he had to fly to a convention in Chicago that would congratulate Dr. Straus and Prof. Nemur for their work. Charlie had gotten so smart by now, that he was smarter then ...

(8 pages) 1009 0 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Spanking is detrimental

d aggression, decreased self-control, damage to sense of well being, and adolescent aggression. Dr. Straus (1998) suggests that spanking is a form of violence and is mental abuse and for some physical ... eb site: http://lrs.ed.uiuc.edu/students/fretzin/EPL3q2CorporalPunishment.htmLarzelere, Robert. Dr. Strauss (1998). Angry, Impulsive Spanking Bring Worse Outcomes. Retrieved February 10, 2007. Web sit ...

(2 pages) 32 0 2.5 Jul/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Punishment and behavior

ce of this data is 3300 kids and 6000 couples who took part in the National Family Violence Survey (Straus 134). In this study physical punishment is defined as " a legally permissible physical attack ... this study physical punishment is defined as " a legally permissible physical attack on children" (Straus 134). This study reported that in this 1975 National Family Violence survey, it was found tha ...

(4 pages) 44 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Spanking and its effects

ing them pain would deter them from doing the things that they did that resulted to their spanking. Straus, Giles-Sims and Sugarman (1995) narrate in their article, published in the National Council o ... ially acceptable sexual attitudes and behavior. A ScienceDaily.com article about the talk of Murray Straus and masochistic sex discusses that there is a very high number of individuals who were spanke ...

(6 pages) 75 0 3.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

History of Child Abuse, the Types of Abuse, and Effects on Juveniles

uted and even killed at the hands of parents and guardians upon whom they are dependant. Gelles and Straus, 1979a note, "the family is perhaps the most violent social group and the home the most viole ... e has been influenced by different historical periods and many vary from place to place. Gelles and Straus 1979b summarized child abuse as any "violence carried with the intention of, or perceived as ...

(15 pages) 68 0 3.0 Feb/2010

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

Cohabitation: The Downfall of Relationships

time to develop strategies to deal with their day to day conflicts together. Data taken by Yllo and Straus indicates that cohabitating women are not just the victims of high rates of violence but also ...

(5 pages) 29 0 0.0 Apr/2010

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

Child Abuse

killed at the hands of parents and guardians upon whom they are dependant. According to Gelles and Straus (1979a), "the family is perhaps the most violent social group and the home the most violent s ... e has been influenced by different historical periods and many vary from place to place. Gelles and Straus (1979b) described child abuse as any "violence carried with the intention of, or perceived as ...

(15 pages) 74 0 0.0 May/2010

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

Aging with Alzheimer’s Disease

d with illness, it has been accepted that this link is extremely complex. (Graham, Logan, Harrison, Straus, Tetroe, Caswell and Robinson, 2006, 24) Ageing is not solely responsible for illnesses, but ... ong each of them to perk up the standard of life of affected individuals" (Graham, Logan, Harrison, Straus, Tetroe, Caswell and Robinson, 2006, 24). Canadian and European researchers are meeting to di ...

(5 pages) 12 0 0.0 Apr/2011

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health