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    Child Abuse vs. Discipline: Where to draw the line? Physical discipline, also known as corporal punishment, is the punishment where any physical force is castoff and its purpose is to cause pain to the child in order to teach them a lesson. It goes without saying that physical violence does not teach anything to any child. According to a research conducted by UNICEF on child abuse: 4 out of 5 children are exposed to some degree of physical abuse in their homes. With a substantial amount of…

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    Many years ago children were disciplined to teach them how to behave very differently from how they do it now. For a child to learn what is right and what is wrong they need to be taught through rewards and punishments. Children should be rewarded when they do something right and punished when they do something wrong or disrespectful. Teaching children right from wrong should is the most important responsibility as a parent and over the years it has slowed down. Parents in the past used…

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    1. Chapter 6 “Early Childhood: The Social World” section “Teaching Right and Wrong,” focuses on moral development among young children that is accord with parents’ understanding of right and wrong (Berger, 219). It discusses the many ways that parental guiding and influential factors can affect children’s behavior and their moral values. By instinct, all children have a sense of right and wrong, even when not entirely exposed to the concept of moral rules or development, it is an inborn impulse…

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    Pros and Cons of Capital Punishment Capital punishment is a highly controversial topic. According to Benjet and Kazdin (2002), capital punishment can be defined as a child receiving a spank, an open-handed hit, on the buttocks that does not leave a lasting mark. It is a form of punishment that has been used for generations, now getting attention by many psychologists; some of aversive effects of it are coming to light. The main theme of arguments in favor of capital punishment is in reference…

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    referred to as corporal punishment, has stood as a tried and trusted means of discipline, controversy regarding its integrity, value, and effects has been brought to serious question; and really, this shouldn’t be terribly shocking. The most basic and fundamental aspect of spanking itself is to strike an individual, and this can seem entirely skewed. However, when done in an appropriate manner, corporal punishment ultimately benefits those who receive its brunt in ways that other punishment…

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    The use of physical discipline as a parenting technique has been a controversial topic for our most recent generations. The evolution of physical punishment, beginning with our ancestors to now, has changed because of the findings from research studies conducted by psychologists over time. The use of spanking has been proven to have short-term and long-term effects on children for many reasons. The least detrimental way of gathering this information is through practical research in the form of…

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    on how they teach, love, and discipline their children. Throughout history there have been many studies on how one might discipline their children. Some parents might use verbal punishment, but some also use physical punishment to try and get their children to behave in a way that is acceptable to them. Physical punishment is defined according to The process of parenting textbook as: Using physical force with the intent of causing the child to experience pain but not injury to correct or…

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    Back in the 1900s and even the early 2000s spanking was a common practice among parents, but now? Now, parents who have the courage to spank their kids are a dying breed who are almost extinct. Parents should spank their children because, kids who are not spanked are usually undisciplined, and soft people, most kids also end up spoiled and cocky, and never learn to respect authority. If a parent's does not spank their child they are making them soft and passive. Parents today think that being…

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    The fact is that whether your kid should be playing competitive sports is a highly talked about topic. One reason that parents might not let their kid play these sports is because of injuries and harmful acts caused by the opponent. On the other side parents that do let their kid(s) have the opportunity to play sports and also have the competitive edge. The fact of the matter is that in my opinion kids should not be allowed to play competitive sports. First off, many kids that play sports come…

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    Why parents should be responsible for crimes committed by minor age children. Over the years, there has been an ongoing debate on who to blame for the crimes committed by minors. Some people say that it’s the child’s fault for doing delinquent acts but it is the parent’s responsibility to teach them in the first place before these things could happen so minors shouldn’t be blamed so easily for the lack of knowing better. It’s the parent’s responsibility to treat and guide them correctly and if…

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