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ERIC Number: EJ1060929
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 21
ISSN: ISSN-1913-9020
Making Our Judgments Right: Ethics of Corporal Punishment in Indian Schools
Tiwari, Ashwini
International Education Studies, v8 n5 p69-74 2015
The case "Ayub Khan v. Municipal Corporation of Delhi Schools" is one of the landmark cases for promoting a conversation on ethics of corporal punishment in Indian society. Based on literature synthesis and the critical examination of the Court case using ethical frameworks (Stefkovich, 2006; Stefkovich & Shapiro, 2010) this paper argues that law alone may not preclude teachers from using an age old practice such as corporal punishment. Furthermore using literature related to the Court case as secondary data sources, the paper argues that teachers trained in incorporating ethical paradigms in their decision making presents best chances for effective implementation of laws against corporal punishment in Indian schools.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: India