This paper examined parenting strategies and factors that can either maximize the effectiveness of parenting efforts or that can impair these efforts. Includes the influences exerted by culture, poverty, television, music videos, and electronic games. Youth violence and its relationship to parenting was also examined.
Child discipline and the Effect of Parenting Styles
The purpose of this paper is to discuss child discipline and the effect of parenting styles on behavioral outcomes. The family as the primary socializing factor and fundamental social unit in the development of behavior and personality. Developing self-esteem. Reinforcement techniques. Positive and negative types of discipline; issue of spanking.
CORPORAL PUNISHMENT IN SCHOOLS.
Examines decline in 20th century of corporal punishment in U.S. Historical overview, legal issues, research studies, implications incl. Problems of violence.
CHILD ABUSE & CULTURE.
Examines cross-cultural differences in cause & treatment of physical abuse. Parenting, punishment, risk models, intervention, role of social workers.
parenting and youth violence
Discusses the effects of parenting on youth violence. Focuses on the effects of parenting on child development and adolescent violence. Employs Ecological Systems Theory as the theoretical framework to examine the issues. Presents reports of family predictors of agression in youth.
Harriet Jacobs and Richard Wright
This paper provides an analysis of the different forms of physical and psychological captivity Harriet Jacobs and Richard Wright were subjected to, as evidenced in their respective personal narratives, “Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl” and “Black Boy.” Also included are examples of the impact of such captivity on the authors and how they escaped their bonds to find freedom.
LIABILITY OF SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS.
Legal responsibility to students, immunity, student safety, examples, free speech, searches & seizures, sexual abuse & harassment, discipline, biculturalism.