Is Corporal Punishment The Best Way? Have you ever been spanked as a kid and felt angry towards your parents? Did you feel they just hated you? Spanking is a form of corporal punishment which is a punishment intended to cause pain in many different ways. Corporal punishment started in slavery and led to schools and homes. Although many states have banned corporal punishment it is still allowed in 19 out of 50 states. Many adults will agree children just need a ‘good ol’e spanking’ and others will argue that it is a negative way to parent and causes more problems. Spanking children is not a proper way of parenting because it gives a negative effect on children.
Spanking kids can cause damages due to their skin.Spanking would make the kids cry and would tell their parents about what happen, so then they would go see a doctor to check. Doctors have diagnose that the shape of a kid behind is a shape of a paddle which they
First off, let me start by saying that of the 21 people I surveyed, all of them had been spanked as a child, except for one. This shows that 95.2 percent of the people I surveyed were spanked as a disciplinary measure to teach them some lesson on how they should behave. Two participants, one male and one female, were also spanked simply because their parents were upset at someone, not necessarily them, or something. Considering that only 9.5 percent of the participants that were spanked got extra spankings when
Spanking is generally considered corrective punishment, without intention of permanent injury. Spanking is a fiercely debated social issue in many countries, such as the US, the United Kingdom, Canada, Israel, and Germany. There are questions over what intensity of pain is suitable until it crosses the threshold into abuse. Up until the mid-20th century it was perfectly okay in most communities for a spanking to cause a child to cry in pain throughout and have difficulty sitting down afterward, even resulting in stripes or bruises for days. Nowadays several think even mere redness of the skin abusive, while others would call it effective discipline. This causes questions as to whether children should be spanked. In addition, whether spanking is an effective method of discipline and at what point does it constitutes child abuse.
As a child I was spanked when I did something wrong. My parents never left a mark on me what so ever. Being spanked taught me respect and kept me in line. The way my parents disciplined me, I think is an accepted method of punishment. I believe what parents do to their kids at home
Spanking in history was the typical punishment you would receive when you missed behave. Some fathers would take their belts off, make you grab a switch (a flexible tree branch that was used for punishment), a wooden spoon, or whatever was closest for the parent to grab. Spanking is defined as hitting a child on the bottom with an open hand. (Narvaez) All parents have had those moments when they are at their wits in with their children when they are being terrors, but instantly resorting to spanking is not the only resolution to get your children to listen. In fact, spanking your children may do more harm than good. Unfortunately, not all parents know the difference between abusing their children, and only spanking them one or two times. Abusing your children is never right, but spanking your child can be a form of abuse. Studies have shown that spanking may not
Spanking Verses Child Abuse 1 Spanking Verses Child Abuse The Effectiveness of Loving Discipline Western International University COM 110 Effective Persuasive Writing David Scharn October 16, 2005 Spanking Verses Child Abuse 2 The common misconception that spanking is a form of child abuse affects the proper discipline of today's youth. Some parents are actually afraid to discipline their own children using the same method of belief from their own upbringing. Who is correct in the notion of right and wrong discipline? Is there such a thing as a correct way to spank your child? In my opinion, there is. So, my goal is to show that if the
The American Academy of Pediatrics determined in a 1996 conference on corporal punishment that spanking could prove useful if used as reinforcement of other disciplines (Rosellini 52). S. Kenneth Schonberg, a pediatrics professor who co-chaired the AAP
Again, I believe that my parents used spanking within reasonable bounds and therefore it had several positive effects on me as a child. When I was a child I had learned that if my parents took one of my toys away or timed me out I would eventually be allowed to continue as I was doing, therefore these forms of punishment had become less meaningful to me. Eventually, after several reoccurrences my dad spanked my buttocks! After having been spanked I rarely repeated the same misbehavior. My parents rarely spanked my brothers and I so I had come to
I come form a family where we were spanked when we misbehaved. Through all of my adolescent years however I remember being spanked so hard by my mother countless times and only once by my father. Both my father and
Spanking has received a bad reputation dues to increase in child abuse that is report yearly. In 2012 2.9 million cases of child abuse was reported in the United States this neglect and abuse. (Safe Horizon, 2012) As a child I was spank, punished and talked to about what was acceptable behavior, respecting all adults and people in authority. As a child I would have rather receive a spanking because my mom never stop talking but maybe that because I got so few spanking.
Julia Regan 4-20-16 C Block Research Paper Is Spanking your child really the best way to discipline them? Corporal Punishment has been around for quite sometime. It all started with using a simple wooden paddle. The paddle was invented by the sailors. They used it as a way of disciplining the seafarers if they were slacking off and trying to sleep during their nightly watch. Although, during this time, it was called cobbing not paddling.
A mission statement from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) describes spanking as "striking a child with an open hand on the buttocks or extremities with the intention of modifying behavior without causing physical injury." 94% of 3 and 4-year-olds have been spanked at least once this year. 74% of mothers believe spanking is acceptable for children ages 1-3. 61% of parents condone spanking as a “regular form of punishment” for young children. It is clear that many
Growing up as an abused child, the word spanking represents fear in my mind. My mother “beat” my sister and I with thick wooden paddles that would leave huge welt marks and splinters in our skin. My mother considered this spanking. She was also known to slap us in the
In ancient China, every family would have their own way to punish their children. The most common way is to use a stick to hit kids’ legs and arms. Of course, people would not use this kind of punishment now but I could still see some parents yelling at their