It has been clearly and repeatedly demonstrated that punishment can very effectively be used to regulate conduct. For example, whereas approximately seventy five percent of parents in the United States report spanking their youngsters once in a while, researchers have found that this sort of physical punishment could lead to antisocial behavior, aggressiveness , and delinquency amongst kids.
The measure of punishment in a given case must depend upon the atrocity of the crime, the conduct of the criminal and the defenceless and unprotected state of the sufferer. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) encourages parents to use discipline methods, not bodily or verbal punishments to stop unwanted behaviors in kids and teens.
Abuse can cause harm, loss of custody, arrest, jail-time, and in even the death of a kid. My visitor, Alexandra Natapoff, is the writer of the new e book, “Punishment With out Crime.” Critics of how the … Read More