Corporal Punishment as Child Abuse?
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NAMEPROFESSORLITERATURE AND LANGUAGEDATECorporal Punishment as Child Abuse?Living in this day and age of self-awareness of ones right, one wonders what the place of discipline of children is. Today, if you discipline a child, which is considered child abuse. Children`s Rights agencies will gladly descend on you with the full backing of the law. Children themselves are much aware about their rights that a parent may be fearful of what to do with them when they misbehave lest they pull the line â€œI know my rights!â€ on them. However, where exactly do we draw the line between discipline as corporal punishment and discipline as child abuse? Doesn`t corporal punishment really help?Corporal punishment commonly referred to as spanking, is an age old form of instilling discipline into children. It is a discipline measure that has practiced across all cultures. If children from different backgrounds were to meet, regardless of their differences, spanking would be one of the few things they would have in common.Nevertheless, different cultures prescribe to different forms of punishment. In Africa, if a child did a mistake, probably the first thing the parent would think of is the cane. In the west, however, parents tend to dialogue a lot with the children. Spanking comes as a last result of consistent disobedience of the child. One school of thought would argue that all they knew was spanking and they turned out well so why shouldn`t they spank their children? Another school of thought would argue that spanking did them a lot of harm and they wouldn`t want to go down the same road with their children. Where exactly does this reasoning emanate from? 1 Anti-Spanking.According to Strauss & Donnelly (2005: 3-7) corporal punishment is one`s use of physical force on a child to control their behavior (qtd in International Journal of Business.1...