Caning Essays

  • Caning in Singapore Schools to Be Replaced by Non-Violent Disciplines

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    Caning in Singapore Schools to Be Replaced by Non-Violent Disciplines A recent article in The Asian Parent Magazine reports that a student was publicly caned in a Singapore secondary school for repeatedly being late, and several Singaporean parents criticized the school policy on this issue (Chin, 2012, p.1). Such reports have been raising controversies on whether the Singapore Ministry of Education should continue allowing schools to administer such disciplinary action, a traditional corporal punishment

  • Michael Fay Caning

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    corporal punishment of caning, a punishment that attracted international attention for its nature. The caning of this young man can be considered torture, a punishment that holds no educational value and is a violation of his rights as a person. The New York Times editorial “Time to Assert American Values” and the article “U.S Student Tells of Pain Of His Caning In Singapore”, also from The New York Times, correctly opposed and described the horrendous consequences and nature of caning. Alejandro Reyes’

  • Was I Spanking As A Child?

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    countries like Singapore use intense spanking in the form of caning for certain offenses. However, other countries have passed anti-spanking laws but those laws are not enforced (Time). One famous case of international corporal punishment is the caning of a U.S. student that was caned in Singapore for vandalism in which the student received four strokes from a rattan cane across the buttocks (U.S. Student Tells of Pain of His Caning in Singapore). Deciding the choice to spank a child depends on

  • Steraus And Stewart Corporal Punishment

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    Corporal Punishment Corporal punishment is physical punishment to a child, such as caning or flogging. These techniques are used in some parts of the world. These types of punishments are usually used on smaller children. Parents, teacher’s older grandparents, use different methods of corporal punishment that are passed down from different generations. Times have changed and corporal punishment has changed, I feel like corporal punishment from back in the days was much more severe than now a days

  • Corporal Punishment

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    across the nation. Corporal punishment refers to any physical form of punishment, but in this case it refers to in schools. Currently there are many different terms used to label corporal punishment, for example, it has been called spanking, paddling, caning, lashing, popping, smacking, whipping or beating. Each term carries its own different meaning, but they all represents some form of corporal punishment. Corporal punishment involves the deliberate infliction of pain upon a child, by an adult,

  • Main Points of Barry Hines' "Kes"

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    will explore how the play depicts teachers in the 1970’s. The headmaster, Gryce, is an excellent example of how the typical 1970’s teacher is viewed. In scene 11, The Headmasters study; Gryce is shown to be a short-tempered man who seems to enjoy caning pupils. For example you could tell that the messenger had never been in trouble before because when Billy, Macdowall and the smokers asked the messenger to keep the cigarettes he says, “I don’t want them, your not getting me into trouble as well”(p18)

  • Spanking's Positive Effects On Children

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    parenting methods. Spanking is a type of corporal punishment involving the act of striking the buttocks of another person to cause physical pain, generally with an open hand. More severe forms of spanking, such as switching, paddling, belting, caning, whipping,

  • Spanking is NOT Child Abuse

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    “My father liked me, when I wasn't being an idiot. And he loved me, too -- enough to spank the daylights out of me when I was being an idiot.” -- Diana Gabaldon, Outlander "There is a great difference between spanking a child and abusing a child. One is an act of love; the other is an act of hostility" -- James Dobson, MD There is a great deal of outrage from people who are reading stories about the misconduct of professional athletes and connecting them to a crusade against child abuse. I'm

  • Corporal Punishment

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    Corporal Punishment Since the mid-1950s, parents and psychologists have been battling over the topic concerning corporal punishment. The parents were raised in homes where corporal punishment was used, and they feel that it was a successful technique that raised them well. Psychologists, on the other hand, conducted research; a lot of which was biased and false, telling parents that corporal punishment was bad for their children. After years of researching and studying the effects of corporal

  • Spanking is Positive

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    Spanking is Positive Have you ever been spanked, when you were a child? Do you remember how it felt? Did it have an effect on your attitude as you grew older? Now, when you look back at it, do you think it was a good thing? I have interviewed three random college students that have been spanked when they were a child. Even though spanking may be an example of physical abuse, I believe it is positive and not as serious as hitting with a fist or object. The following gives examples of how students

  • Children´s Discipline and Spanking

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    Many parents find themselves using frequent sayings such as, “do not touch that”, do not do that”, and “stop being mean to your sister!” Along with those sayings, parents still refer to a specific passage from the Bible, Proverbs 22:15, which states: Foolishness is bound in the heart of a child; but the rod of correction shall drive it far from him. The chapters 22 and 23 of Proverbs speak of how the rod should be used and when. It also tells parents spanking the child will not kill him. Many researchers

  • Striking a Child with an Open Hand on the Buttocks

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    Spanking is a form of discipline that parents may or may not agree with. Parents usually do not admit that they spank their children. Is it because they know that it is a bad act of discipline? Parents who do admit to spanking of their child say it is to show the child who is boss in the house. As for others, spanking is wrong because these parents think there can be a future problems from the effect of spanking. Spanking children can lead to emotional, mental and even physical problem as they grow

  • Spanking: Is it an Effective Punishment?

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    Spanking has been a form of punishment used by many parents for years. Parents view spanking as an effective form of punishment that gets the point across to the child that they should not do the bad things that they received that punishment for. Most children are spanked from age two until almost ten years old. However, many studies have shown that spanking has led to many emotional and physical diseases. Spanking is a violent punishment that should not be used to punish children. The line between

  • The Effects of Spanking on Child Agression

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    In the first study that examined the effects of spanking on child aggression, researchers wanted to look at whether or not there was an association between the use of corporal punishment on children at age 3 and the aggression of the child that could potentially follow when the child reached the age of 5. They also wanted to look at any other potential risk factors that could contribute to the mother’s use of corporal punishment on the child. For this study, researchers looked at samples that were

  • Is Corporal Punishment Effective?

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    Corporal Punishment Introduction On a student’s cell phone, a teacher is caught hitting students with a thick stick. He continually hits everywhere from the students’ hips to the head harshly without a hesitation. This video is opened to the public by a student in the class posting it on the Internet. According to the other students, they were punished because they skipped class when the school inspectors came. All the people who looked at it on the Internet were surprised to see this kind

  • Spanking

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    Let’s suppose that you are in line to order food. There are a couple of people in front of you in line. Just before you get to order the person in front of you has their food order messed up by the cashier. The cashier made an honest mistake; maybe because the cashier is inexperienced or just is having a long day. However, instead of waiting for the cashier to correct the order, the person who ordered reached over the counter and strikes the employee for not getting the order correct. What would

  • Forms of Discipline: Punishment is too Aggressive

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    In recent studies, researchers have found that ninety percent of parents spank their children; yet, seventy-three percent of mothers report that their child will continue to repeat their behavior they were disciplined for (Ogilvie). Based of this information, the effectiveness of this form of discipline seems to be incredibly low. Now consider another fact: how harmful is this to children physically and mentally? Would this affect them as they grow up and even continue to affect them into their adulthood

  • Corporal Punishment

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    Over the years, the use of corporal punishment or physical punishment, which is also known as spanking, has been argued and debated upon. Children need to be disciplined and though there are different forms of discipline, sometimes all a child needs is a little spanking to set them straight. Corporal punishment is the deliberate infliction of pain as retribution for an offense, or for the purpose of disciplining or reforming a wrongdoer, or to deter attitudes or behavior deemed unacceptable. The

  • Spanking Social Problem

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    Introduction A common social problem that must be addressed is parents using physical discipline or spankings as a way to punish or correct their children. To spank your child means to hit them any place on their bodies to correct the bad behavior. Spanking is a serious issue because parents are not aware of the affects of physical discipline on a child. The laws in most states are that parents are allowed to beat their children but they may not break skin or leave a mark. Many people do not understand

  • No Spanking No Time-Out, No Problem By Khazan Summary

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    Should parents stop spanking their children? In the article, “No Spanking, No Time-Out, No Problem”, the author Olga Khazan uses emotions to influence the audience into the controversial of the type of punishment parents should use for misbehaving children. Khazan purpose in her article is to persuade the parents to stop resulting to physical abuse, spanking, their children as a disciplinary method. Khazan explains the consequences physical abuse can cause of used as a disciplinary method. “On the