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    After reading the article “The Code of the Streets” by Elijah Anderson I can see how cycle of violence continues to go on in poor inner city communities. Since people pretty much have to defend themselves and their family since the police doesn’t help them. As well as, to really fit among the group they have to create their own self-image and they are told as kids to be tougher. In the article, it states parents are at times the one who make their kids tough because they would punish them if…

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    My name Shannon Carrillo. My daughter Naya is in your P.E. class. She is voicing some concern lately and I thought I should let you know. She said that during today’s (Monday’s) dodge ball game she got hit in the back of the head when she was getting up, after being out, and that she had also gotten nailed in the chest, and it “felt like her heart stopped”. She also said that the boys are throwing a lot harder than when she was in sixth grade. She said that the girls did get instructed that…

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    Effective Discipline

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    For parents who choose to physically discipline, it is important to note that while using corporal discipline to remove bad behaviors, one should use positive reinforcement, such as praise and rewards, to encourage good behaviors. David Roberts, a certified medicine doctor, firmly believes in a three-step check list: Effective discipline requires three essential components: (1) a positive, supportive, loving relationship in which children feel loved and secure; (2) the use of positive…

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    uses corporal punishment in a moment of rage. In a article found on goodparent.org titled, “Evidence Favoring the Use…

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    control over in which way they discipline their children however as our society and culture continues to change and adjust to our modern ways of living so should our methods of discipline. Corporal punishment is the formal term used for smacking. Recent evidence displays multiple negative effects of corporal punishment which I will go further into detail throughout this presentation. Here before I start I ask everyone in their room to ask yourself, where is the line between child abuse and…

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    Spanking Ethical Issues

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    and other forms of corporal discipline to milder forms of punishment. When these studies are analyzed it can be concluded that moderate spanking in 2-to-6 year olds seems to produce good results, shows that when mild discipline does not suffice with defiant 2-to-6 year olds, moderate spanking leads to reduced aggression, and that there is in reality not enough strong evidence that spanking, when used moderately, harms children. There are also people who claim physical punishment is borderline…

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    My father came to the United States from Guatemala in 1987. He told me that he came illegally and took him two months to cross into Mexico. Before my father, one uncle, two aunts immigrated to America illegally as well. My father only lasted 3 years and went back to Guatemala without giving me the opportunity to immigrate to the United States while he was in the US. He had a rough life in the United States because he was not able to find a job. I remember him telling me that many days he slept…

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    give you something to cry about!” from their parents. Breanna Hayes says, “Of course it hurts, it’s a spanking. How else would it work?” Spanking, for this purpose, should not be confused with child abuse. Spanking can be defined as “a type of corporal punishment, which refers to striking a child with an open hand on the buttocks or extremities with the intention of modifying behavior without causing physical injury” (qtd. Saadeh 87). Although greatly debated on ethicality, spanking has been a…

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    easy way to discipline them. Corporal punishment tends to cause physical pain on a person such as spanking, flogging, or caning. Some parents believe that spanking their child to the maximum is an easy way to discipline them. Others believe there is a limit to spanking a child in order to correct their behavior. On the other hand there are people who believe that there are many different ways to make a child understand without laying a hand on them. Corporal punishment should not be applied…

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    Straus writes he implies that many studies have been taken on whether or not a child is really affected long term mentally by corporal punishment. He writes “Numerous studies have investigated the long-term disabling effects of physical "abuse"but despite the prevalence of corporal punishment, only a few studies have considered the possibility that "legitimate" corporal punishment is also a risk factor for psychological maladaptation in adulthood, and most of those have been confined to…

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