Educating our kids and preparing them for the real world is more about expressing our disappointment in actions and using that as a learning experience instead of teaching our kids to be afraid of us. For this reason parents need to be the decision makers. All they need to do is to deprive the child of his or her privileges. In 1977, the ruled in the Ingraham vs. I have argued that the objections to mild and infrequent corporal punishment fail because there is insufficient evidence for their premises. Although opposition to it is strong, corporal punishment still has some strong arguments for it. They do not first employ milder forms of punishment but rather resort to the cane in the first instance.
They are then required to fetch the detained child at a later time, which may be inconvenient. Corporal punishment is normally meted out to children in schools by teachers and at homes by parents or guardians. Since no parent in their right mind enjoys inflicting pain, a wide array of punishments are available. How is everyone doing today? Just as we prohibit the excessive but not the moderate use of alcohol prior to driving, so should we condemn the abusive but not the nonabusive use of corporal punishment. They fail whether they stand alone or in company. Thus, at best, spanking is only effective when used in selective infrequent situations.
They do not root their arguments in particular theories of punishment -- theories that justify the institution of punishment -- and say why corporal punishment fails to meet the theoretical requirements. Instead, I restrict my attention to the question of corporal punishment. They made reasonable demands of their children and promoted respect for authority. Many parents who use one form of corporal punishment would take offense at the notion of being put in the same category as other parents who use a different form of corporal punishment. I remember my young brother laughing as my mother hit him with her slipper repeatedly, the whole scene became ridiculous, and it served no purpose except to prove there had to be a better way. Even though the opinions towards corporal punishment are negative — the statistics show, that the majority of families sometimes use the method as a last resort. The single desirable association was between corporal punishment and increased immediate compliance on the part of the child.
When I was in an elementary school. One end of this spectrum is clearly accepted as physical abuse by rational people while much of the rest of it is not, which is a big part of what makes this such a touchy subject. Note again, however, that even if it were shown that there is some increase in violence, something more is required in order to make a moral case against the corporal punishment that causes it. There is not a situation where I feel corporal punishment would achieve more over education and positive examples. I realize that not all societies share this view.
The study noted that abusive physical punishment tended to be given by fathers and often involved striking the child's head or torso instead of the buttocks or limbs. It can cause damage to relationships. Part of the reason for these debates is that some parents and experts define spanking differently. The probability increases markedly for more than twenty-nine episodes of physical punishment during one's teens,14 as one would expect when many beatings are administered. For example, consequentialist theories of punishment, the relevant considerations include the effectiveness of corporal punishment, either as a deterrent or reform, and the extent of any adverse side effects.
However, there is a big difference between this, a failure in the pupil, and a failure in the teacher. I have little doubt that there are many children out there who are disciplined in ways that should probably be categorized as abuse but are not. When my son and I are together, time-outs and lost privileges are much more effective means to guide good behavior. And if spanking is used, I do not believe in using objects belts, switches, paddles, etc. If you think a teacher is not doing the best thing for you child, step up and ask for change. I do not think schools should use corporal punishment. Why is it that some children will generally.
Members of a family do not stand in isolation from one another. Some might not believe in rewarding good behavior, only in punishing bad. I am happy to stipulate the absence of physical injury because the claim that all corporal punishment results in such injury is more demonstrably false. These days, it creates many parents indiscipline to stop their child still in favour of using physical punishment. And even this, if not limited, could border on abuse i.
The inherited way of teaching the offspring has transformed greatly since then. A school administrator giving a child a firm swat on the bottom when other forms of discipline do not work is indeed embarrassing, but if all it damages is the ego, spanking is undoubtedly an appropriate punishment. This is a very controversial question that is often debated. Children who are spanked occasionally are not thought to be significantly impacted later on, but those who are spanked regularly are more likely to have behavior problems that may escalate into antisocial behavior. However, it should be said in their favor that having a theory of punishment is little help, by itself, in determining whether corporal punishment is ever morally acceptable. There maybe a need to look at the child and the relationships they have within the family and the examples they are being set. So, I have turned into a rather easy parent.
First there could be restrictions on 1 the offenses for which the child may be physically punished; 2 the implement used to inflict the punishment; 3 the number of blows; 4 the places on the body to which such punishment may be administered. To avoid physical pain, the child will theoretically stop engaging in the actions that lead to corporal punishment. Corporal punishment leads to abuse Opponents of corporal punishment make regular reference to the frequency and severity of physical punishments that are inflicted upon children. These techniques force the children to think about what they do and how they behave. David Fassler, a psychiatry professor at the University of Vermont College of Medicine, has testified before legislative committees on brain development. Yes, I was scared of her.