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Should Spanking Be allowed
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PE 140. 01
February 18, 2007
Concept Paper # 1
One of the most talked about and observed, discipline methods is the punishment of spanking. To some people, spanking defines as "slapping a child on the buttocks", while others define spanking as a term for any punishment that does not cause any form of injury. An example of this would be exhibiting bad manners at the dinner table. The purpose of this essay is to explain the general concept of spanking, to examine its effectiveness and ineffectiveness, to suggest other forms of discipline, and to explain my view on the issue. Is spanking a child an effective issue or are their other issues to think about?
There are parents who believe it is okay to spank their children and there are parents who believe that children should not be spanked whatsoever. Right in the middle are parents who believe that spanking should only be used in particular instances, an example of this would be when a child steals something. "Many adults would argue that hitting people is wrong, spanking children continues to be used as an acceptable
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