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ERIC Number: ED236770
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1977
Pages: 34
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Corporal Punishment Handbook.
Maurer, Adah
This handbook describes the use of corporal punishment, attitudes towards it, and alternatives to it. Topics covered include: (1) a definition of corporal punishment; (2) descriptions and examples of different types; (3) a brief history of its use in schools and society; (4) arguments in favor of its use; (5) arguments for abolition; (6) scientific, behavioral, and medical opinions regarding its effects; (7) steps in reassessing a discipline policy; (8) alternative methods of dealing with traditional school trouble spots; and (9) alternative methods of handling different types of disruptive students including hard-core criminals, radical protesters, abused and neglected children, temporarily disturbed children, and children of different cultures. The handbook concludes with a chart of alternative responses to a child's disruptiveness and a 20-item bibliography of related readings. (DC)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A