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Dimension's of Discipline Inventory: The
DDI measures: (A) Misbehavior by the child. (B) Use of nine discipline techniques
such as explanation, corporal punishment, and reward. (C)Ten aspects of
the mode of implementing discipline (such as impulsivity) and the context
(such as agreement-disagreement between parents on discipline). (D) Degree
of approval or disapproval of each of the nine discipline techniques.
Despite the broad coverage, the DDI is brief - 10 to 20 minutes, average time 15 minutes.
CP07 - Straus, Murray A. and Holly S. Gimpel. 1992. "Corporal punishment by parents and economic achievement: A theoretical model and some preliminary empirical data." in Annual meeting of the American Sociological Association. Pittsburg, Pennsylvania.
CP10 - Straus, Murray A. and Sean Lauer. In Press. "Crime in ethnic group context." in The Primordial Violence: Spanking children and its effects on cognitive development and crime. Chapter 14, edited by M. A. Straus, E. M. Douglas, and R. A. Medeiros. New York: Psychology Press.
CP13 - Straus, M. A., & Yodanis, C. L. (2001). Physical Abuse. In M. A. Straus (Ed.), Beating the Devil out of them: Corporal punishment in American families and its effects on children (chapter 6). New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction Publishers.
CP20 - Straus, Murray A. and Nancy Asdigian. In Press. "There was an old women who lived in a shoe. "Chapter 4 in The Primordial Violence: Spanking children and its effects on cognitive development and crime, edited by M. A. Straus, E. M. Douglas, and R. A. Medeiros. New York: Psychology Press.
CP23 -Straus, Murray A. and Carrie L. Yodanis. 1996. "Corporal punishment in adolescence and physical assaults on spouses later in life: What accounts for the link?" Journal of Marriage and the Family 58:825-841. Also as "What explains the link between corporal punishment assaulting a partner?", In Press, Chapter 12 in Murray A. Straus., Emily M. Douglas & Rose Anne Medeiros, The Primordial Violence: Spanking children and its effects on cognitive development and crime. New York: Psychology Press.