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    Corporal punishment in children is often defined as, “use of physical force with the intention of causing a child to experience pain, but not injury, for the purposes of correction or control of the child’s behavior” (Frechette, Zoratti, & Romano, 2015). I chose this topic because as a child growing up I would receive spankings, hit with a belt, and other forms of physical punishment. In my case it was never intended as physical abuse but to make sure what behavior I did was to not happen again.…

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    wrong doing, this applies explicitly for children. Corporal punishment is sometimes used to define physical discipline, such as slapping or spanking. To punish, is to impose a consequence on for a fault, offense, or violation. Spanking is to strike on the buttock with an open hand. Corporal punishment is often a sensitive matter for many people to talk about since everyone has a different opinion on this subject. Many parents see corporal punishment such as spanking and slapping as a form of…

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    is harmful to a child is obvious as seen by photos of injuries on the child 's back, legs, buttocks, and scrotum. The punishment executed by Adrian Peterson on his four year old son was not appropriate…

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    Implementation of punishment is one of the key issues that has been problematic throughout history. Recently, prison sentences is the most favorable type of punishment given to criminals worldwide. How much prison time depends on the severity of the crime that is committed. However, there has been new alternative punishments introduced by scholars that claim are more effective and fairer than imprisonment. Graeme Newman argues that corporal punishment should be given through electric shocks. I…

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    “You don’t spank your kid because of love.” This is the word my trainer said to her client during the home visitation. I remembered discussing about corporal punishment with the client at that time. On the way back, I told her my own childhood experience about the corporal punishment. After she heard about my experience, she said to me that my mom was wrong and this could cause severe damage to the child. I was a little uncomfortable and defensive at that time, yet, I didn’t say anything to her.…

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    Corporal Punishment: “Physical punishment, as spanking, inflicted on a child by an adult in authority” (Merriam Webster, 2016). When you think of corporal punishment, what comes to mind? Do you think of it as a form of child abuse or a form of discipline? Some individuals believe corporal punishment is a form of child abuse. Whereas, other individuals believe corporal punishment is a form of discipline. Corporal punishment is an explicit practice related to families and by banning it in the U.S…

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    Statistics show that 94% of parents of toddlers use some form of corporal punishment and that 72% of a college student sample reported that they recalled experiencing some form of corporal punishment in their childhood (Athea C.A, Parkin C.M.). Corporal Punishment when referring to children is when physical force is used to correct or control a child’s behavior. The punishment is intended to cause discomfort and pain no matter how mild. Punishment in Psychology is defined as “any change that…

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    teach rule-breaking students to be better individuals, but some would say otherwise. Corporal punishment is the causation of physical pain to a person, or in this case, to a student. This started since the middle Ages when whipping became a punishment for minor crimes. In the late 20th century, that is the time where teachers started to do corporal punishment to children. There are different kinds of punishment given to students in schools. The most common one would be yelling and humiliating…

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    Corporal Punishment is defined as the use of physical force towards a child for the purpose of control and/or correction and as a disciplinary penalty inflicted on the body with the intention of causing some degree of pain or discomfort (afis.gov). Corporal Punishment is important sociologically because sociologists are able to study the attitudes surrounding the matter. Due to people in society having personal opinions about corporal punishment, a final decision has not been made on whether…

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    parents only use spanking as a last resort, while others use it multiple times daily. Many people view any kind of physical punishment as abuse, and others think that spanking is a must if you want respectful children. Merriam-Webster defines corporal punishment as: “punishment applied to the body of an offender including the death penalty, whipping, and imprisonment” or “punishment administered by an adult (as a parent or a teacher) to the body of a child ranging in severity from a slap to a…

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