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Spanking

Persuasive Essay Spanking Spanking is a form of corporal punishment. Corporal punishment is the deliberate infliction of pain as retribution for an offence. It is usually done in act by an adult, parent, or guardian hitting the child or students buttock. The reason this is done is in response to bad behavior. Some countries have outlawed the act of spanking in every setting, but many allow it as long as it is done by a parent or guardian. As many people think spanking is an okay discipline...

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Spanking

Spanking is one of the ways that some parents think would help their child differentiate between right and wrong and make them disciplined. Children are often hit by their parents for aggressive behavior in their early age. On the other hand, some parents and professionals believe that spanking will not produce effective results in the long run. This debate on the spanking of children tends to come up every time the topic arises among the researchers. Michele Knox and Jason Brouwer cite Webster's...

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Spanking

Spanking Spanking – to slap with one's open hand or a flat object, especially on the buttocks as a punishment. This is what the definition of spanking is today. In the past, it was very normal for parents to spank their children when they were disobedient or did something wrong. In today’s world however, corporal punishment is becoming less and less common around the world. “Sweden, in 1979, was the first to make it illegal to strike a child as a form of discipline. Since then, many other...

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Spanking Children

Spanking of Children In today’s society, there is a fine line between spanking your children being a normal disciplinary action. Why spanking is an effective form of punishment for children? They need to be discipline; all parents know children need limits and boundaries. This method should be used on a child if only they have misbehaved. People who never spank their kids, usually end up being immature and disrespectful to everyone around them. According to the article, "How kids feel the swats...

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Spanking Children

than the age of five and because he has been spanked his risk of mental illnesses have increased. You have just witnessed abuse and although some of you will argue “Corporal punishment” or “decline “the effects of spanking children are negative. Corporal punishment such as “spanking” proves to only have a negative impact on the future development of a child both short and long term. A recent study by Afifi and colleagues showed, children who are spanked risk of mental illnesses are dramatically...

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The Question of Spanking

The Question of Spanking Spanking a child is a controversial issue. On one side of the debate are people who believe spanking is a necessary component of parenting. On the contrary are people who think spanking a child is destructive. Somewhere in the middle are people who believe spanking is legitimate only when used correctly. Part of the reason for the debate is that some parents and experts define spanking differently. To some, spanking means slapping a child on the rear-end, while others...

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The Effects of Spanking

THE EFFECTS OF SPANKING 2 The Long Term Effects Spanking Causes Spanking a child should be banned. A national study showed that 94 percent of parents still spank their children. Another study showed that younger parents who were not informed on alternative methods to physical punishment with their children were more likely to spank Some people might argue that a spanking will teach the child discipline...

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Spanking Children

ENG122 Holly Wilcox July 12, 2010 Spanking is a form of corporal punishment commonly used to discipline an infant, toddler, child, or teenager. It typically consists of an adult striking the child's bottom in reaction to poor behavior, with either an open hand or an implement, without producing physical injury. There is much argument over whether a parent should spank their child or not. Those who do not believe in spanking say spanking is form of child abuse. They associate it with...

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Spanking Children

One article I found to be very useful in my research is based on research about “spanking”. One paragraph I would quote it, “ Have you ever spanked your child? Would you admit it if you have? For nearly half a century, child-rearing professionals in this country have preached against spanking as a method of discipline, making the taboo against it a powerful one. Not only is it physically hurtful to a child and potentially a precursor to abuse, but research shows it has negative psychological side-effects...

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Child spanking

 In todays society, spanking is a major controversial topic. Spanking is the act of striking a child’s buttocks with an open hand (Moninger). Only a short 38 years ago in 1974 the United States passed the Child Abuse and Treatment Act prior to this act spanking children was considered a “family matter” and was not something others questioned (CAPTA). A poll of 1,000 readers on parents.com eighty-one percent said they had spanked their child at least once and twenty-two percent do so once a week...

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