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Spanking/ Corporal Punishment of Children

Exercise #1 Spanking/ Corporal Punishment of Children Clinton W. Ferguson SOWK 300 Tuskegee University January 27, 2010

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Gil, D. (1971). Violence against children. Journal of Marriage and Family, 33(4), 637-648. Retrieved from http://www.jstor.org/stable/349436 Summary In examining this article I have become aware of the serious problem of violence against children. A close look at the psychological problems that are commonly associated with child abuse also refer to in this article as violence against children is a serious problem and examined in-depth in this article. The data in this article was gathered through a series of epidemiological studies, public opinions, and press survey’s. This article gives insight into the bio-psychosocial element involved with violence against children. These findings are conveyed in an attempt to moderate the emotional, physical and severe physical discipline techniques that adults employ on children. Article 2 Baumrind, D. (1996). The discipline controversy revisited. Family Relations, 45(4), 405-414. Retrieved from http://www.jstor.org/stable/585170 Summary This article focuses on discipline as a controversy. Conservative and liberal childrearing methods were examined. Conclusions in this article are made that discipline is necessary in raising children. This article supports the notion that in a supportive parent-child relationship physical discipline is necessary tool

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in raising children. This article stood apart of the others to me due to the fact that this is the only article that advocates child abuse. In this article child abuse is referred to as discipline and promoted in this article as the prudent use of punishment. There are some very persuasive arguments in this article that gives a good look at discipline as a controversy. Article 3 Baumrind, D. (1996). The discipline controversy revisited. Family Relations, 45(4), 405-414. Retrieved from http://www.jstor.org/stable/585170 Summary This article focuses on discipline as a controversy. Conservative and liberal childrearing methods were examined. Conclusions in this article are made that discipline is necessary in raising children. This article supports the notion that in a supportive parent-child relationship physical discipline is necessary tool in raising children. This article stood apart of the others to me due to the fact that this is the only article that advocates child abuse. In this article child abuse is referred to as discipline and promoted in this article as the prudent use of punishment. There are some very persuasive arguments in this article that gives a good look at discipline as a controversy. Article 4 Dore, M., & Lee, J. (1999). The role of parent training with abusive and neglectful parents. Family Relations, 48(3), 313-325. Retrieved from http://www.jstor.org/stable/585642

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Summary This article goes in-depth about child abuse and neglect, as well as the system parents quality of these acts are subject to. The effectiveness of these systems are examined with special attention to those parents who are at high risk for repeat abuse. Through analyzing data the shortcomings of these parent training programs are exposed. This article provides firm implications that more effective programs are needed to be effective in parent training. I found this article to be a very interesting read and gives you important insight into the manner that society treats parents who are abusive towards children. Also covered in this article is the need for more adequate parent training programs. Article 5 Herzberger, S., & Tennen, H. (1985). The effect of self-relevance on judgments of moderate and severe disciplinary Encounters. Journal of Marriage and Family, 47(2), 311-318. Retrieved from http://www.jstor.org/stable/352131 Summary This study by Howard Tennen compares the effects of discipline experienced as a youth to the perception of severity and appropriateness of disciplining techniques employed as adults. Surveys were conducted to gain data in this study. The findings indicate that individuals who were subject to severe punishment as youth were significantly more harsh on their judgment of appropriate discipline, furthermore the implications of these findings are discussed. This was a very interesting article I have analyzed all these articles and they all to some degree imply the findings that are discussed in this article

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which is in particular the correlation between parents who were abused as children and their view on abusing children.

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