When no other means of discipline works to teach the child a lesson, a parent oftentimes chooses to spank or hit the child people believing that corporal punishment is just okay, will justify that spanking is an effective solution where other methods fail. Form of punishment as a response to disobedient children12 tegrating the biblical text with modern conceptions of child discipline13 adah maurer and james s wallerstein take an extreme position and claim argument for the corporal punishment of children. Spanking children is supposed to stop children’s bad behavior, but various studies implied that spanking only does the opposite a lot of psychology and childcare experts claim that it just teaches children that violence is a form of punishment that is acceptable.
Many studies against spanking do not differentiate the intensity of a spanking a simple spanking is a world of difference from child abuse (4) it was also be concluded by both sides of the argument that children from the ages of two to six can benefit from spanking. Washington — corporal punishment remains a widely used discipline technique in most american families, but it has also been a subject of controversy within the child development and psychological communities. Spanking, a fictitious form of child abuse, is an appropriate action toward unruly children it is a popular practice used to instill discipline and values in children, and is more effective than talking to or yelling at the child or placing the child in “time out” sessions.
Spanking -- the act of striking a child's buttocks with an open hand -- is a form of corporal punishment, a catchall term that includes hitting with a belt, paddling with an object (such as a. The cases for and against spanking of young children are many and diverse but the main issue is the level of correctness that the act of spanking can reach the issue with spanking is that many americans do think it is needed to raise a child the “right way”, and some believe it is an act of abuse. He points to jesus’ famous command to “turn the other cheek” as an argument against corporal discipline of children a red-letter-bible-only hermeneutic is unconvincing to those of us who believe that every word of scripture, including proverbs, is ultimately “the word of christ” (rom 10:17, col 3:16.
Does spanking children lead to domestic violence spanking was a constant form of discipline in our house, the most frequently used some arguments against. Spanking 10 reasons not to hit your child it is logical that the writer would have used a well-known tool to form an image of authority violent criminals, murderers, muggers, rapists, etc, are likely to show a history of excessive physical discipline in childhood the evidence against spanking is overwhelming hundreds of studies. It is ineffective: spanking a child will stop the child from misbehaving for the moment, but studies have shown that the child's compliance will only last for a short time corporal punishment actually increases the child's non-compliant behavior in the futurepsychologist h stephen glenn said corporal punishment is the least effective method [of discipline. Discipline is something that we have all experienced personally in different forms, seen used on others, and is also something that many of us will go on to use later in life, both in the form of self-discipline and as something to keep children and even employees in check.
One is that spanking instills fear into children, and children who will comply with the rules via spanking will not do so out of respect they will succumb out of fear (davis, 141) another argument is that spanking is abusive and condones violence “as an acceptable way to solve a problem” (davis, 143. Spanking is a type of discipline that brings out aggression in children and teaches child that it is acceptable for them to hit others (christie-mizell, c, pryor, e, & grossman, e 2008) in turn, hitting a child is no different than hitting someone else. Most parents have passionate feelings about spanking they’re either adamantly against it, thinking it’s abusive, or adamantly in favor of it, thinking it’s a necessary form of discipline.
Excerpt from essay : against spanking as a way of disciplining children spanking is a subject that has sparked controversy for a long time the debate has been raging in academic circles, among caregivers and psychologists alike. The argument that children should not be subject to negative disciplinary consequences that would be unacceptable for adults is an argument against most negative disciplinary consequence, including timeout, grounding, etc.
I argue that spanking is not a proper method of discipline under any circumstance i take this stance because i find that there are a plethora of methods to discipline children that don't involve physical contact as a direct method of punishment. Austin, texas — the more children are spanked, the more likely they are to defy their parents and to experience increased anti-social behavior, aggression, mental health problems and cognitive difficulties, according to a new meta-analysis of 50 years of research on spanking by experts at the. This time around, he presents a convincing argument against spanking in the home and includes a parent punitive quiz by which readers can measure their attitudes toward punishment spanking, hitting and other forms of corporal punishment are senseless, hyman asserts, resulting in lowered self-esteem and teaching children to use violence themselves. Surveys suggest that nearly half of us parents have spanked their children as a disciplinary tactic, but many experts argue that this form of punishment—hitting a child on the bottom with an.