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    Corporal punishment has become a topic of debate in recent years, and can be a polarizing subject to converse about. Corporal punishment or what others refer to as spanking, is the physical chastisement used when a child is disobedient or practices bad behavior. Corporal punishment has been banned at schools in 31 states; 19 states still support it. Additionally, many parents continue to argue that physical correction is a necessity for children. On the other hand, there are many who refuse to use spankings as a way of discipline, because of the negative effects it can have on the child and their violation of human rights. An analysis of corporal punishment shows it has an adverse effect on children in several ways: it demonstrates to children…

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    Every child, every parent, and every situation is different, the punishment that follows than should also be different. One way is Corporal punishment, but it is not a fix all, therefore should not be used for everything and all the time, but it is a good tool to use once in a while. Corporal punishment is as viable as any other form of punishment, all form of punishment can become abusive, not just corporal. Taking away the rights of a parent to use every tool they have from theses situation…

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    That Others May Live I will always place the mission first, I will never accept defeat, I will never quit, I will never leave a fallen comrade. This is the ethos that Corporal Desmond Thomas Doss lived by every day. He lived up to the Army’s Warrior Ethos and the core Army values and did not deviate from those even though his religious beliefs forbade him from carrying a weapon or killing another even in combat. Doss refused a section 8 discharge and consequently became a combat medic in the…

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    Mulvaney, M. K., & Mebert, C. J. (2007). Parental corporal punishment predicts behavior problems in early childhood. Journal Of Family Psychology, 21(3), 389-397. doi:10.1037/0893-3200.21.3.389 Introduction Corporal punishment is the action of inflicting pain to the body and used as a “disciplinary” technique to correct a child’s behavior. For many decades, psychologists and parents have been battling about physical discipline and its detrimental effects on children specially kids between the…

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    Corporal punishment of children is a highly debated issue. With both supporters and opponents throughout history, it has been studied and discussed in academia, the media, and even in the judicial system. With statistical information and valid arguments presented from both sides, one can delve into the complicated discussion of it’s effectiveness thoroughly. In order to discuss the effectiveness of corporal punishment one must first understand what the definition of corporal punishment is.…

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    The hypotheses of this research will be to determine if parents should use corporal punishment and can corporal punishment be an acceptable discipline tool in the rearing of children. The method will include questionnaires, demographic data, surveys, and incentive pay. Past research revealed that over 90% of parents physically punished their children (Straus, 1983; Straus, Gelles & Steinmetz, 1980; Wauchope & Straus, 1990). Sampling of college students indicated similar data with a 90%…

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    Reduced prefrontal cortical gray matter value in young adults exposed to corporal punishment is a study done by Akemi Tomoda, Hanako Suzuki, Karen Rabi, Yi-Shin She, Ann Polcari, and Martin H. Teicher. This study was published in March 2009 and had the objective to see how harsh corporal punishment during a persons childhood changes the brain structure and specifically the amount of gray matter volume. They clearly drew guidelines on the differences between harsh corporal punishment (HCP) and…

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    There is a long ongoing discussion about how parents should discipline their children. Some believe that the best way to punish their children is corporal punishment (physical punishment). However, others believe that corporal punishment is harmful physically and mentally for their children. There are better ways to discipline children, whether it be time outs or taking away privileges. Also, in school lunch detention or In-School Suspension are great ways to punish to bring behavior change to…

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    But the laws on spanking children is different depending on the state lived in. The only thing that has change in the years is “The difference between corporal punishment and physical abuse hinges on whether the child is injured seriously enough for the case to come to the attention of child protective services, regardless of the intent of the parent”(Douglas, 44). This definition right here states it does not matter if you accidently hit that child to hard. Corporal punishment is about pain and…

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    In response to the mass incarceration issue in America’s prison systems, Arafa and Burns the authors of Judicial Corporal Punishment in the United States? Lessons from Islamic Criminal Law for Curing the Ills of Mass Incarceration, argued in favour of reinstating Judicial Corporal Punishment in the prison systems of America; similar to the ones that Islamic criminal law advocates for. Throughout the article, the authors’ work to prove how Judicial Corporal Punishment is more compassionate to…

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