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Naci Adams Adams 1 English 1301 F9 Dr. Janac March 25, 2005 Corporal Punishment and Its History The effectiveness of corporal punishment has been questioned by criminologists and educators for quite some time, but it is still today widely used. It first started as a disciplinary tool to help keep children’s behavior under control. What many people do not realize is how long this issue has been a question. Working around kids for several years now I have decided to write my paper on the history of corporal punishment in schools and child care facilities. The main issue when dealing with corporal punishment lies in what actually is considered corporal punishment and whether or not to use this type of punishment. What may seem too harsh to one person may not be viewed as equally harsh by another. This issue seems to change and become more difficult as the years go by. In the earlier days corporal punishment was more firm. According to the website primary research, “Even during the 1800s there was a fine line between corporal punishment and abuse, which as
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This essay was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course ENGL 308 taught by Professor Kalendorf during the Spring '08 term at Texas A&M.

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English[1] - Naci Adams English 1301 F9 Dr Janac Adams 1...

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