Spanking Essays

  • Spanking

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    more specifically, spanking be outlawed? Do most people even know what corporal punishment is, what affects it has on those who receive it, who is incorporating it into their discipline, and what benefits corporal punishment might have? Spanking is the most controversial form of corporal punishment historically and in our society today. Spanking is a form of punishment that involves an adult striking the buttocks of an infant, toddler, child, or teenager. Proponents of spanking say that it is a

  • Spanking

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    were involved charges most likely would be pressed and the customer would be charged with assault and battery on the employee. The customer, depending on the severity, could get fines or even jail time. Now, how would you react if you saw a mother spanking her child for doing something wrong? Assume that it was a child and his mother in front of you and the child was asking for a kid’s meal. No matter how many times the mother says that he can’t have it, the child keeps begging and finally starts

  • Spanking

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    a parent choosing a more physical punishment, what she fails to see is that spanking shows kids that our actions have consequences. As Dr. Pingleton says “Spanking, then, can be one effective discipline option among several in a parents’ tool chest as they seek to steer their children away from negative behaviors and guide them toward ultimately becoming responsible, healthy, happy adults.” When used correctly, spanking helps children understand that when they misbehave then something bad will come

  • Spanking Children

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    comes to disciplining, it can be done by taking away television time, phone time, or even taking away a favorite snack, but what about spanking as a form of discipline? Spanking by far, is considered the biggest controversy when discipline is being discussed, and there are many opinions on if spanking helps or hurts the child. With

  • Spanking Essay

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    The Benefits of Spanking Recently, NFL superstar running back Adrian Peterson was arrested for allegedly severely disciplining his four-year-old son. This latest news has sparked another fresh debate over whether or not parents should be allowed to spank their children. What Peterson did to his children was very wrong and harsh, and it is not the type of spanking that is tolerable. There is a difference between disciplining a child by mildly spanking them for making a mistake they made and between

  • Spanking Children

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    In the United States, spanking children is a legal form of punishment. However, studies not only show a decline in this practice, but a negative psychological effect on the child as well. In 2014, Vikings running back Adrian Peterson was charged with abusing his four-year-old son. According to a timeline by Steve DiMatteo, “The Vikings running back used a switch (a thin branch or rod used for whipping) to discipline his child, resulting in bruises and lacerations on the boy's back, legs, arms and

  • The Consequences of Spanking

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    Spanking is commonly associated with parents attempting to correct behavior in a child; ultimately often out of frustration and/or anger with the child’s behavior. In the heat of the moment, most parents do not associate the long term psychosocial or behavioral effects the act of spanking can have on a child. The dangers of these effects derived from how children think and behave show us that spanking is not an effective form of discipline. Spanking teaches the child that violence is a socially accepted

  • 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

  • Spanking In Children

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    When Does Spanking Become Abuse? : [Subtitle] A mother and her son are at Wal-Mart shopping for house products. The mother and her son are waiting in line, as the son begins to play with something his mother already told him to stop. The mother at this point is already frustrated so then starts to hit her child continuously. The word discipline means, the practice of training people to obey rules or a code of behavior, using punishment to correct disobedience. As the word abuse means, to treat a

  • Spanking Is Wrong

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    there a right or wrong way to discipline a child?” In the old days until 1989, spanking was legal which is the way parents had discipline their children. Before that time studies showed that spanking is the causes of behavior issues in children today. In another study it shows that children who were spanked were well discipline to parents, teacher and all adult figures. Although, some parents goes to far while spanking a child (physical abuse turns into child abuse). Subsequently, this problem cause

  • Spanking Children

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    begging for mercy. The man’s face is harsh and serious. The child is crying and terrified. The man is wearing a business suit, except for the jacket, which is lying on the floor. On the table, lies a half full bottle of whiskey and a glass. Spanking children can cause a cycle of aggressive behavior, which then causes the child to be spanked again. One study found that "the odds of a child being more aggressive at age 5 increased by 50% if he had been spanked more than twice in the month

  • History of Spanking

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    nation Americans have wrestled about the topic of spanking children for discipline. We waver back and forth for a while it is okay and expected that we will discipline the children by using corporal punishment. Then everything changes and for years it is no longer acceptable. It has been the subject of many heated debates and will continue to do so as long as we have parents and as long as they raise children. In the long run we will find out if spanking turned out to be an asset or a liability but for

  • Spanking Is Wrong

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    discipline their children. Today, parents continue to have the right to spank their children however it is now an issue that is frowned upon by many. Spanking is detrimental to children because it can damage the relationship between the parent and child, promotes the act of violence, and can cause the child to develop mental disorders. Predominantly, spanking

  • Spanking Child Abuse

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    Those who are in support of spanking claim that spanking is not abusive. However, spanking a child can easily become abusive if the caregiver uses more force, an object, and or spanking becomes more frequent. Physical abuse is under the umbrella of child maltreatment. In some states child maltreatment, in regards to spanking, is defined as “spanking even a very young child is not considered to be child abuse unless a physical mark is left on the child” (Lee, Gorgan-Kaylor, & Berger, 2014). This

  • Outline For Spanking For Children

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    Spanking Thesis Statement Although all children do not require spanking, the legal system has taken it out of content, the difference of spanking for disciple and abusing your child required a define definition. Sentence Outline I. Discipline children require tactic and experience. A What age should discipline start B. Knowing what works C. Over and under reactions II. The legal system takes on disciplining a child. A. Who can B. What happens C. Alternative III. Using spanking for

  • Spanking Persuasive Speech

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    wondering “why is this unfortunate?” Truthfully, spanking and other forms of physical punishment create numerous unfavorable outcomes on children during their childhood as well as later in life. For this reason, before resorting to spanking, parents should consider the negative impact that it has on their children and search for alternative actions rather than utilizing physical punishment. Before describing the tragic outcomes that are associated with spanking and other

  • Effects Of Spanking On Children

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    Spanking and its effects on children People say spanking can be harmful to a child’s health. They have placed laws in Washington State in regards to spanking and other corporal punishments. But why, why all the fuss, spanking couldn’t be that bad could it? There must be studies to prove that spanking can cause bad child behavior otherwise why would there be laws on this madder? What are the opinions of the experts, and their methods of disciplining children? Since April 2nd of 2004, Washington State

  • Spanking? Never Heard of It

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    Proverbs 32:24: “Those who spare the rod hates his son, but he who loves him is diligent to discipline him.” Ever since biblical times, spanking has been the most dominant, widespread discipline for children. Since many Americans claim Christianity, they follow the Holy Bible. Although spanking is a ritual type of discipline that has been among humans since biblical times and even before Christ, the world has grown and evolved to find other ways of punishment and discipline for their children. But

  • Spanking Should Be Outlawed

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    Spanking has been a form of punishment used by many parents for years. Although spanking has always been controversial, spanking shouldn’t be outlawed because it is an effective way to discipline and structure children. 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

  • Why Is Spanking Justified

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    Many have debated whether or not spanking is child abuse. Some believe spanking is not child abuse. Others feel that spanking is child abuse. However, spanking is child abuse because it teaches the child to not respect others, it teaches the child to be afraid, and the use of physical force (even minor) is not justified under any circumstances. The first reason why spanking is child abuse is because it teaches the child to not have/show respect towards others, according to a mother’s point of view