ERIC Number: ED495289
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2007
Spare the Rod, Destroy the Child: Examining the Speculative Association of Corporal Punishment and Deviant Behavior among Youth
The purpose of this analysis is to examine the relationship between the utilization of corporal punishment and its relationship to subsequent deviant behavior among youth. Fundamental aspects regarding corporal punishment (e.g. definition of corporal punishment, supportive and opposing arguments, etc.) are discussed. Socio-demographic factors (e.g. race, religion, class, etc.) associated with individuals who utilize this child-rearing practice and suggested conditions associated with the use of this discipline are identified.
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A