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    Historical Child Abuse

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    Brief Historical Perspective of Child Abuse Child abuse and neglect is a historical subject that goes back to the roots of human history. Mistreatment of children was common in the earlier centuries as corporal punishment was condoned and in some cases encouraged. Children were exposed to cruel treatment and were offered no protection from mistreatment; they were considered insignificant and had little or no rights. Historically, parents have used their children for profit. In England and the Americas, during industrialization, children were placed in apprenticeships, workhouses, orphanages, placement mills, factories, farms, and mines (History of Child Abuse, 2014). The foster care system began in the 1800s as a form of indentured servitude.…

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    Luz Medina English 81010 Professor Pierson November 13, 2016 Corporal Punishment: Yay or Nay? For years, physical discipline, from light spankings to brutal beatings, was seen as commonplace in households to get a child to learn a lesson. It was never seen as a cruel and tough form of punishment but as a necessity to get a point across. Now, in today’s society, this punishment crosses a line to a dangerous and serious form of child abuse. Parents go to long lengths to justify the excessive…

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    agreement are that children have the right to good health care, nutritious food, clean water, and a clean environment to live in. Children also have the right to education and to be able to relax and have fun. Parents should consider what is always best for the child. The U.N. Convention on the Rights of the Children state that, regardless of any family background or financial situation, any child under the age of eighteen deserves the rights. If any of these requirements are not met, it may be…

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    Unit 3 Discussion Forum 1. What are your views in using punishment in order to reduce unwanted behaviour? To my own understanding, when one is punished it does not mean the person is hated, but the person applying the punishment is trying to make the one going through the punishment to be a better person. I know many people will not agree with me on this, especially the way punishment is been used today. I will use myself as an example, back home in Nigeria in those days; every child is being…

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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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    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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    Importance Of Censorship

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    Censorship is necessary What would the world be like if there was no censorship? If there was no censorship a lot more would be different. Children should not be seeing or hearing bad images, words, and games because it may influence them to have bad behavior as in their actions in public or also at home. Censorship is significant for our society for many reasons: protecting our kids from negative influences such as images, movies, and games. Censorship is helpful for adults and children…

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    I wanted to share my thoughts and opinions after reading the article “No Remorse? One Law Professor Studies the Impact of Emotion in the Juvenile Justice System.” The article suggests that there is a problem with juvenile court. I couldn’t have agreed more to the author. Not only the juvenile law has problem, but the law system of America have problems. In America, prison system is to lock out criminals and separate them from the society. I think the prison system should exist as a reformatory…

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    A time in my life when I got a punishment is taking my siblings baby dolls away from them when I was younger. Then what happen was my siblings went crying to our mother and told on me. The effect on me was I wasn’t able to play with the baby dolls and I had to give them back to my siblings. Also I had to go to my siblings and say I’m sorry for taking away your baby dolls. I learned that it is not okay to take away your siblings things without permission. There was a time when I was disciplined…

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    Buy your children a large trampoline; it's just one of these toys that get them out in the garden and that they'll have years and years of fun outside in a fresh air away from computers. When you buy your children and teach them how to use it safely the following tips are ought to be kept in mind. According to the trampolines' designers, safety was at the top of their agenda and should be at the top of your agenda too. 1. Choose a well made quality trampoline built for the years of robust play…

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