CORPORAL PUNISHMENT ARCHIVE
Materials for parents, students, educators, researchers, journalists, healthcare providers and policymakers
This page includes all content formerly found in "Project NoSpank Index by Author."
ANONYMOUS MATERIALS INDEX
Acker, Dorothy Cordero
School Justice: Punish the Victim -- A letter from a mother to PTAVE
Facing the Past; Breaking the Cycle -- A Message to Project NoSpank
Ad Hoc Committee of Educators for the Advancement of Children's Safety:
Solicitation letter to prospective users of KIDS' SAFE ZONE stickers (PDF)
The last resort
Why smacking has no defence
Alvy, Kerby T.:
Violence Sets an Example
American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry:
Corporal Punishment in Schools -- A Policy Statement
American Academy of Pediatrics:
Corporal Punishment in Schools (RE9207)
Guidance for Effective Discipline (RE9740)
Statement on Corporal Punishment in Schools, August 2000
Statement on Spanking
(President Steve Berman's letter to
The New York Times
Spare the Child
Hitting close to home: The anti-spanking movement wants parents to try a hands-off approach
How can any child make sense of it?
Armstrong, Mary Katherine:
Child Abuse, Shame, Rage and Violence
The Price We Pay for Shaming Little Boys
Arriola, Armelle Vincent:
Religious Child Abuse
The Association of Trial Lawyers of America:
The Teacher Liability Protection Act: An Unwise and Unnecessary Federal Intrusion
Reflections of Boyhood Punishments and the Punishers
The Sins of the Fathers
Slaughter of the Innocents
Sparing The Rod
Institutionally Sanctioned Violence
Banks, Sydney (Age 12)
Why I am home schooling the rest of this year
Does spanking work?
and Margret Schaefer:
Spare the Rod. . . and Spare the Sarcasm
The Social Causes of Crime - Overview
Bean, Kendall Ross:
Can I Trust Them? My Experience of Teen Help / WWASP / ASI / Resource Realizations / "Discovery" Seminar, and Results of Subsequent Research
Beek, J. J. H.:
A physician speaks out about his patient's hand injuries resulting from corporal punishment at school
So, how hard can we hit our children?
The New York Times
Editorial, "Breaking the Hickory Stick"
Bigelow, Herbert S.:
Jose Rizal, Filipino Patriot
Final straw: To spank or not to spank?
Italy Outlaws Spanking
Spare the Rod, Embrace Our Humanity
"He drew back his hand to hit, but hesitated when he saw the fear in his son's eyes"
Lowest achieving Ohio schools quickest with the paddle
Disjointed or Double-Jointed? Corporal Punishment Permitted in Missouri Public Schools vs. Corporal Punishment Prohibited by State Policy
Spare the Rod!
, Chapter 17 of
Creating Emotionally Safe Schools
State, coaches can offer no alternative to pain, sweat
Bondon, Shirley A.:
Past Regional Vice President for Arkansas State PTA responds to PTAVE's Letter About Child Abuse to Selected Arkansans
Bottoms, Bette L.:
Religion-related Child Physical Abuse: Characteristics and Psychological Outcomes
In The Name of God: A Profile of Religion-Related Child Abuse
No brother to me
Boyd, Jr., Ralph F.:
Report to Mississippi Governor Ronnie Musgrove
Children learn what they live
(Interview of Michael Milburn) See No Evil -- A political psychologist explains the roles denial, emotion and childhood punishment play in politics
Brendtro, Larry K.:
From Coercive to Strength-Based Intervention: Responding to the Needs of Children in Pain
Notes From Another Planet
Brown, DeNeen L.:
A Good Whuppin'?
, September 13, 1998
The biology of soul murder -- Fear can harm a child's brain. Is it reversible?
Bush, George W.:
Letter to Jordan Riak about corporal punishment in a Texas school
Button, Alan DeWitt:
Metaphors of Blood
Good Science, Good Kids
Some Antecedents of Felonious and Delinquent Behavior
California Education Code Section 49001:
Corporal Punishment Ban
Hare Krishna Schools Sued--Federal Suit Involves 44 Plaintiffs Alleging Abuse
Afghan Boy Gets Lesson in Manhood, Excerpt from "20 Years of Training for War"
Cassingham, Tanya Coyle:
Spanking, Littleton, and Willows
SCHOOL UNIFORM CONTROVERSY -- Parent asks: 'Are you trying to educate or ... humiliate?'
Is your child at risk? -- The scandal of paddling in school
Casa by the Sea: A memory that will haunt me forever
Sin, Sex and Spanking School-Aged Children
What Good is School Paddling
It's time to change 'the American way of discipline'
The Psychoanalytic Roots of Islamic Terrorism
Children, Youth & Families Consortium -- University of Minnesota:
Parents' Golden Rule
Why do we need full legal reform to end all corporal punishment?
Choi, I. S.:
Memories of my schooldays in Korea
Cobbs, Price M. (with William H. Grier):
Beating in child-rearing has its psychological roots in slavery (PDF leaflet)
Cohen, Elana P.:
Enhancing the Mental Health of Young Children -- How educators can respond to children who have been affected by community violence
A Mixture of Caring and Corruption: Church Orphanages and Industrial Schools
Coleman, Brenda C.:
Study: Do not spank -- Researchers link it directly to antisocial behavior in kids
Remember the Christian Alamo
The ruts on the riverbank
Violence in, violence out -- James' story
Of Spanking and Race
Couture, Laurie A.:
Are Your Children Safe in School? Confronting the Issue of Teachers who Deny Toilet Use
Forced Retention of Bodily Waste: The Most Overlooked Form of Child Maltreatment
Using the Bathroom Is Your Right, Not a Privilege!
Response to a Spanker
"Getting It," Chapter Two,
Going My Own Way
The Swedish Example -- A Model for Reform
, with Teresa Whitehurst and Debbie Haskins
The Nonviolent Christian Parent: Raising Children with Love, Limits and Wisdom
Cutter, Christopher B.:
Letter to the Los Angeles Times regarding the death of Nicholaus Contraraz at Arizona Boys Ranch
Daniels, Jack Kyle (with Bobby Gilliam):
Coercion, Conformity, and Kids From the Waco Cult
Davis, Richard L.:
Set Grandma straight
Alice Miller as Midwife to History
What the British Can Do To End Child Abuse
, A Speech to be given in London on Mar. 27, 2006 for the Winnicott Memorial Lecture at Kings College.
The Childhood Origins of the Holocaust
, A speech given on September 28, 2005 at Klagenfurt University, Austria.
The Task for the Future
The Childhood Origins of Terrorism
The Evolution of Childrearing
The Emotional Life of Nations
, Chapter 8
The History of Child Abuse
The link between anti-Semitism and childrearing
DeMitchell, Todd A.:
THE DUTY TO PROTECT: BLACKSTONE’S DOCTRINE OF IN LOCO PARENTIS: A LENS FOR VIEWING THE SEXUAL ABUSE OF STUDENTS
Donahue, Jonathan J.:
Spanking as sexualized abuse
Doroshow, Joanne (with Emily Gottleib):
Federal Immunity for Corporal Punishment -- Why it's a Bad Idea
Douglas, Emily M. (with Murray A. Straus):
Corporal Punishment and Dating Violence
Without exception, kids shouldn't be hit
and Robert Scharf:
Hitting People Isn't Right A response to the American Academy of Pediatric's "The Short and Long term Consequences of Corporal Punishment."
What Causes Spanking Fetishes? A Testable Model
Would you trust this man alone with your dog? Commentary on James Dobson's treatment of the family pet
They Beat Children, Don't they?
Durrant, Joan E.:
The Swedish Ban on Corporal Punishment: Its History and Effects
Child Abuse in Sweden
Fatherly Love (?)
Connections Between School Corporal Punishment and Child Abuse Ignored
Force and Fear Have No Place in Education
The School for Violence -- An interview by Helen Knode
American Rhythms | Let's not be silly as parents
Faber, Adele (with Elaine Mazlish):
Experts Speak Out on Punishment
Falk, Herbert A.:
Prescription for Reform
Spanking and Mental Health
Fathman, Regina M.:
A teacher writes to Ohio Senator Voinovitch about "Teacher Liability Protection"
Fathman, Robert E.
2006 School Corporal Punishment Report Card
Child Abuse in Our Schools
Counseling Spankers - Advice from a family therapist
Letter to Diana Baumrind
Letter to Mary Robinson, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
Prohibiting corporal punishment beneficial
Would You Hit Grandma?
Discipline is a constant, but spanking is never OK
Open Letter to Roy Lessin, Author of
Spanking: Why, When, How
Feshbach, Norma and Seymour:
Parental and home influences on the development of aggression in children
An analysis and assessment of "Rape: Lesson No. 1."
Fleiss, Paul M.:
Mistaken Approaches to Night Waking