Essays Tagged: "Physical punishment"

This paper is about the different point of views on slavery Frederick Douglass gives in his autobiography, because he experienced slavery first hand.

y people just think of slavery as a white people owning black people and forcing them to work using physical punishment to enforce their authority. Although this is did occur, slavery was much more co ... ship between slaves and slave owners not much is thought of besides a boss-worker relationship with physical abuse in cases of insubordination. This idea is a true one but there was at times more to i ...

(4 pages) 242 0 4.6 May/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Corporal punishment

it?.The most obvious reason for corporal punishment is to castigate one for doing wrong by means of physical abuse expecting the individual to learn from his or her mistake.But we must ask ourselves t ... must ask ourselves this question.Is the person benefiting from this or is he or she not only being physically abused but mentally.In some cases corporal punishment psychologically effects ones mind o ...

(2 pages) 70 0 3.0 Feb/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Henry D. Thoreau's views on nature, society, and man.

ed up six children after school that day, flogged them, and handed in his resignation. He felt that physical punishment should have no part in education. In 1837, Henry David Thoreau began to write hi ... ses on nature as a "reflection of an inner spiritual reality." He believes nature to be the highest physical reality on Earth; transcending human experience and only by understanding nature can a pers ...

(6 pages) 295 1 4.6 Sep/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Effects of Physical Punishment to Modify Undesireable Behavior in Children. This essay explains the negative effects of using physical punishment on children.

Effects of Physical Punishment to Modify Undesirable Behavior in Children.There must be a concern for the negat ... heir own children. There is certainly a correlation between children who have been subject to harsh physical punishment and children who grow up to be abusive adults. Also, modeling violent behavior f ... s is a side effect of classical conditioning of fear. There are many other negative side effects of physical punishment in children as well.It has also been shown that physical punishment is not alway ...

(2 pages) 163 2 4.7 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Prison: Punishment or Rehabilitation?

n today's society that punishment is a thing of the past. Parental opinions are split as to whether physical punishment should be administered to children. Many parents shout and scream at their kids, ...

(1 pages) 145 1 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Shaping of American History

and that they did whatever they wanted to. He intended to quickly subdue his slaves with a blend of physical punishment and mental power. He overlooked the uniqueness of every individual and all of th ...

(2 pages) 50 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

This paper is a review on a Journal Article entitled "Corporal punishment by parents and associated child behaviors and experiences: a meta-analytic and theoretical review" by Elizabeth Gershoff.

ls, become what they are as a result of how they were punished as children. Corporal punishment, or physical punishment such as spanking or slapping, is rarely talked about in a positive way. However, ... studies to produce a single estimate. She begins by explaining how corporal punishment differs from physical abuse. In the article, she uses Straus's definition of corporal punishment that says, "Corp ...

(5 pages) 173 1 3.4 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Punishment and Parent-Child relationships Concerning 4 year olds

minute intervals observing the child and short interviews with the parents showed the results that physical punishment showed resentment in the child and continued bad behavior. While when the child ... disciplines a child is a big part of parenting. When people are asked if a child should be punished physically there are mixed views on the subject. This view varies on a lot of different circumstance ...

(7 pages) 160 1 3.9 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology


CHILDHOOD ABUSECorporal punishment: corporal punishment refers to intentional application of physical pain as a method of changing behavior. It includes a wide variety of methods such as hittin ... stures, use of electric shock, use of excessive drills, or prevention of urine or stool elimination.Physical punishment induced by parents is at most considered as a necessary part of raising a child, ...

(3 pages) 86 0 4.3 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Text analysis

pence" tells us about the every day situation when parents are educating their children by means of physical punishment. The question which is raised by the author definitely is "Should children be wh ...

(2 pages) 29 0 4.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies

Discussion of extent of religious freedom in New England/Chesapeake colonies before 1750.

persecution did not exist. Followers of religions other than those approved by the government faced physical punishment and possible exile from England. During the 17th century, these exiled people ca ...

(1 pages) 20 0 4.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The reasons why Creon is more tragic than Prometheus.

hero than others. Creon is a far more tragic character than Prometheus due to the magnitude of his physical punishment, the poignant punishment he endures, and his plummet from prosperity to adversit ... , Creon is considered to be a far more tragic character than Prometheus.Due to the magnitude of his physical chastisement, his emotional punishment, and his downfall from prosperity to adversity, Creo ...

(3 pages) 13 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Frederick Douglass' Fight from the Cultural Norm

d slavery. Many think of slavery as white people owning black people and forcing them to work using physical punishment to enforce their authority. Although this did occur, slavery was much more compl ... ly and intellectually. Through Frederick Douglass and his narrative, we can see into slavery from a physical state as well as from a mental state. Frederick Douglass' narrative of his life is an accou ...

(8 pages) 64 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

What causes parents to physically punish their children and what effects can it have on the child's development?

figure out the details of family life and the effects it may have. The question is how corporal and physical punishments link to the internal and external influences that a child may be exposed to. Co ... l influences. The outcomes of this research can influence the opinions of others and whether or not physical punishment is beneficial to them and their children. This paper will discuss the factors th ...

(4 pages) 50 0 0.0 Jul/2006

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

Children Discipline and Physical Punishment

ne they can use to teach the children how to behave. Since most parents today were disciplined with physical punishment when they were children, it is the common belief that that is the method that sh ... d that should be used.This paper will present the definition of the word discipline, discipline and physical punishment, the negative effects of physical punishment and some alternatives to physical d ...

(4 pages) 75 0 3.9 May/2007

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

Is Corporal Punishment A Good Way To Punish Children?

fault and correct their behavior. However, corporal punishment hardly seems to be effective because physical punishment just gives them pain but nothing else. Some may argue that corporal punishment w ... f children. However, the effect comes from conversation with children about their behavior not from physical punishment. In addition, the more parents manipulate corporal punishment, the less the effe ...

(2 pages) 13 0 0.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Spanking is detrimental

on. Dr. Straus (1998) suggests that spanking is a form of violence and is mental abuse and for some physically brutalizing and can destroy love, trust and hope. Serious adult depression is a widesprea ... es a week. The average was three or more spankings per week. Twenty-seven percent reported using no physical punishment. Those children who were spanked frequently averaged 98 on their IQ tests. Child ...

(2 pages) 32 0 2.5 Jul/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Punishment and behavior

s 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 on children" (Straus 134). ... udy reported that in this 1975 National Family Violence survey, it was found that children who were physically punished that year were three times more likely to " severely and repeatedly" assault one ...

(4 pages) 44 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Rhetorical analysis

e their scholastic performance standards to avoid punishment.An educator's right to use corporal or physical punishment has usually been attributed to the notion that when the child is in school, the ... teacher. The teacher then takes command and jointly forces a solution, whether it be a warning or a physical beating.Punishment has always been one way of discipline in our society. If one is out of l ...

(5 pages) 43 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Man versus Man Conflict in Huck Finn

mount of excitement to the book. The types of man Versus man conflict vary throughout the book from physical fights between two individuals, verbal fights, and parents beating their kids to a lynch mo ... he story there are obvious signs of abuse that Huck has to face that range from verbal conflicts to physical beatings, but even though physical punishment wasn't as frowned upon back in the time of th ...

(4 pages) 3728 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American