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ERIC Number: EJ296866
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1983
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Corporal Punishment in Schools: Myths, Problems and Alternatives.
Dubanoski, Richard A.; And Others
Child Abuse and Neglect: The International Journal, v7 n3 p271-78 1983
The paper examines common myths about corporal punishment (e.g., that it builds character), discusses potential problems from its use (such as loss of self-esteem and development of counterproductive behavior), and describes three positive approaches to discipline (behavior modification, social learning, and communication skills training). (Author/CL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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