Psych Debate - punishment pg 100-Article 2 Straus 84...

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Debate: Spanking children, the best punishment. Article 1: Spanking Children: Evidence and Issues - A commonly adopted definition specifies spanking as hitting a child with an open hand on the buttocks or extremities with the intent to discipline without leaving a bruise or causing physical harm. This definition helps separate occasional spanking from more severe corporal
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Unformatted text preview: punishment pg. 100-Article 2: Straus- 84% Americans agreed necessary to give a child a good hard spanking sometimes-hitting children is legal in every state-spanking will help parents relieve their own tension and anxiety -common belief that if parents do not spank then the child is spoiled or wild-Spanking is harmless long term...
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