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Tiwari, Ashwini – International Education Studies, 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…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Ethics, Punishment, Court Litigation
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Tiwari, Ashwini – Educational Studies, 2019
This study examines Indian teachers' perceptions of corporal punishment (CP), the reasons why CP still persists despite a ban, and the ways in which CP controversy reflects on social climate of the schools. Drawing from literature on custodial views of pupil control and systems theories, this qualitative study primarily uses observations and…
Descriptors: Punishment, Discipline Policy, Teacher Attitudes, Classroom Techniques
Williams-Damond, Twyla A. – ProQuest LLC, 2014
The focus of this research mainly centers on a quantitative descriptive overview of corporal punishment practices in the state of Mississippi, but this study also includes a legal document analysis component. This study forms the Mississippi portion of a comprehensive analysis of the demographics of corporal punishment in the public schools of the…
Descriptors: Punishment, Statistical Analysis, Content Analysis, Demography
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Rafique, Shamim; Ahmed, Kashif Firaz – International Journal of Psychology and Educational Studies, 2019
The objective of the present research was to find out gender differences in corporal punishment, academic self-efficacy and drop-out in secondary school students. The research design used for the study was correlation design. By using purposive sampling technique, a sample of 250 (74%) students of 13-18 (M= 15.59, SD= 1.62) years was recruited…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Punishment, Self Efficacy, Academic Ability
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Cheruvalath, Reena; Tripathi, Medha – Clearing House: A Journal of Educational Strategies, Issues and Ideas, 2015
This article examines secondary school teachers' perceptions of corporal punishment in India. Although it has been banned in Indian schools, various types of corporal punishment are still used by teachers. It has been mainly used as a mechanism for controlling disciplinary problems in schools. Based on a pilot study of 160 secondary teachers, the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Teachers, Case Studies, Punishment
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Ma, Julie; Grogan-Kaylor, Andrew – Developmental Psychology, 2017
Neighborhood and parenting influences on early behavioral outcomes are strongly dependent upon a child's stage of development. However, little research has jointly considered the longitudinal associations of neighborhood and parenting processes with behavior problems in early childhood. To address this limitation, this study explores the…
Descriptors: Neighborhoods, Environmental Influences, Parent Influence, Parenting Styles
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Ma, Julie; Han, Yoonsun; Grogan-Kaylor, Andrew; Delva, Jorge; Castillo, Marcela – Child Abuse & Neglect: The International Journal, 2012
Objectives: Corporal punishment is still widely practiced around the globe, despite the large body of child development research that substantiates its short- and long-term consequences. Within this context, this paper examined the relationship between parental use of corporal punishment and youth externalizing behavior with a Chilean sample to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Punishment, Parent Child Relationship, Parenting Styles
Broussard, Jessie – ProQuest LLC, 2014
Most research concludes that corporal punishment in schools does not lead to better student behavior, more respect for teachers, or higher scores on the Achievement Composite Test (ACT). In addition, some research points to the conclusion that corporal punishment of children is associated with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, which can include such…
Descriptors: Punishment, Discipline Policy, Educational Practices, School District Size
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Govender, D. Sagree; Sookrajh, Reshma – South African Journal of Education, 2014
Global and national concerns that corporal punishment is still being used, openly in certain milieus and surreptitiously in others, suggests that education stakeholders need to take cognisance of teachers' perceptions and experiences that influence their classroom discipline in the context of changing curriculum policies and legislation. This…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Discipline, Punishment, Teacher Attitudes
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Han, Seunghee – Journal of Educational Research, 2011
The author examined corporal punishment practices in the United States based on data from 362 public school principals where corporal punishment is available. Results from multiple regression analyses show that schools with multiple student violence prevention programs and teacher training programs had fewer possibilities of use corporal…
Descriptors: Discipline, Punishment, Probability, Data Collection
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Tas, Said – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2016
Corporal punishment is defined as inflicting pain on body of someone who presents undesired behavior or does not present expected behavior. In the developed world, experiencing information society, corporal punishment is still in the agenda in educational system in Turkey. In this study, it was aimed to determine technical high school teachers'…
Descriptors: Secondary School Teachers, High Schools, Technical Education, Punishment
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Mwai, Beth Kirigo; Kimengi, Isaac Njuguna; Kipsoi, Emmy Jerono – World Journal of Education, 2014
The purpose of the study was to investigate perceptions of teachers on the ban of corporal punishment in pre-primary institutions. The objectives of the study were to investigate teachers' attitudes towards corporal punishment ban in pre-schools and to establish whether the level of education of teachers had an influence on the use of corporal…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Punishment, Preschool Education, Teacher Attitudes
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Kindiki, Jonah Nyaga – International Journal of Educational Administration and Policy Studies, 2015
The main objective of this study is to investigate policy implications for the abolition of corporal punishment in secondary schools in Kenya. Adopting a survey design, using questionnaires, interviews and documentation, a sample of 355 was selected from target population of 3228 teachers, students and parents. The data were analysed thematically.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary Schools, Discipline Policy, Punishment
Phillips, Stephanie – ProQuest LLC, 2012
This dissertation examined the student discipline policies of 1,025 Texas school districts, as well as data from the Texas Education Agency's Academic Excellence Indicator System in order to identify demographic patterns regarding corporal punishment policies in Texas schools. The study also studied the relationship between a district's corporal…
Descriptors: Punishment, Discipline Policy, School Districts, Demography
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McDaniel, Thomas R. – Clearing House: A Journal of Educational Strategies, Issues and Ideas, 2020
In 1980 I published an article in "The Clearing House" that examined a host of questions that teachers were asking about the practice of corporal punishment in the classroom. This was a method frequently used at that time to deal with discipline problems teachers encountered. In this present article I revisit those questions to see what…
Descriptors: Punishment, Discipline, Public Policy, Classroom Techniques
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