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Corporal Punishment and the Lasting Effects – Literature Review Corporal punishment is widely recognized as a public health issue. It the most common form of violence experienced by children. The term “corporal punishment” is often taken to be different from abuse. However, corporal punishment and abuse are not two separate concepts, the effects are very similar and the only difference is the degree. Corporal punishment, just like abuse, has many risk factors that have lasting effects on the...

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By: Laura McCreanor Dear Sir, I am writing in reply to the recent publication of an item on the topic of corporal punishment. I do not agree that it is needed to bring discipline back into our schools. It is assumed that a child who has been caned would be less likely to commit another offence , but this was never proved and , in fact , one theory holds that severe corporal punishment increases the likelihood of future offences. There are better ways to discipline students than hitting them....

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English II – 4 07 November 2013 Corporal Punishment in Public Schools Corporal punishment is the intentional use of physical pain as a method of changing behavior. Numerous nations have prohibited the use of corporal punishment in public schools, but the United States of America is a special case. Thirty states have prohibited the use of corporal punishment in public schools while twenty states have not, Texas being one of them. The use of corporal punishment in public schools should be prohibited...

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Corporal punishment ethics are well recognized to have altered over time. Their alternations are in blame for a worldwide controversy amongst individuals as they oppose different sides. Numerous caretakers argue that corporal punishment should not be abolished as rebellious behaviors have increased amongst generations. They feel that corporal punishment should be enforced in the school system as help improve rebellious behavior. At the same time, other caretakers argue that corporal punishment should...

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Corporal Punishment: A Non-Effective Way of Discipline Corporal punishment dates back in United States history to colonial times when children were physically punished for misbehaving in school (Corporal Punishment in Schools 1). It is a form of discipline still used in schools today in a number of states throughout the United States. In education, corporal punishment is defined as ?the infliction of pain by a teacher or other educational official upon the body of a student as a penalty for doing...

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Punishment 1 Corporal Punishment HIS 324 Kenneth Howder Ginger Harbin August 9, 2010 Punishment 2 Corporal punishment is deliberate infliction of pain as retribution for an offence, or the purpose of disciplining or reforming a wrongdoer, or to defer attitudes or behavior deemed unacceptable....

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form of corporal punishment, to discourage their children for misbehaving. Corporal punishments do not do anything to ensure that children will no longer misbehave. Whether it be spanking, hitting, or paddling a child, the only aspect that this form of punishment reinforces in children is fear. This fear will in turn be associated with pain, rather than the difference between right and wrong. Less painful and more effective means should be taken into consideration while choosing punishments. Choosing...

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Raising Children with Corporal Punishment By James Smith With my head hung between my knees, I sat on my bed dreading the sound of my dad’s beat up, old pickup truck rumbling down the dirt road to our house. I was caught smoking cigarettes with my friend Chuck, and I sat waiting for the punishment that followed. At that time, I honestly wished Mom had dealt with me instead of Dad. Being the deviant child that I was, I knew what was coming. First, I’d get the lecture from Mom as Dad would...

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English Composition I February 9, 2011 Corporal Punishment 2. The Thesis and the Evidence Parents all around the world have different methods of correcting their children after a bad behavior. “Corporal punishment or physical punishment refers to "the use of physical force with the intention of causing a child pain, but not injury, for purposes of correction or control of the child's behavior"” (Turner, Finkelhor Par. 1). “Almost all children in the United States are spanked by their parents...

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CORPORAL PUNISHMENT Topic: Disciplining Children with Corporal Punishment Organization: value of fact Specific purpose: To persuade my audience that non-physical forms of discipline are more ethical and effective INTRODUCTION Attention getter: Astrid Lindgren-author of “Pippi Long stocking, told a story of how she was young with her first child and didn’t believe in striking and spanking kids, although spanking kids with a switch pulled from a tree was standard punishment at the time. One day...

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