Corporal Punishment

Methods, Reviews, & Critiques


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CP125 - Straus, Murray A. 2013. "Spanking by parents: The Primordial Violence and its links to physical abuse, post-traumatic stress, cognitive ability, and crime." Paper Presented at the Haruv Institute.Hebrew University, Jerusalem. May 1.

CP6 - Straus, Murray A. 1994. "Should the use of coporal punishment by parents be considered child abuse?" Pp. 196-222 in Debating children's lives: Current controversies on children and adolescents, M. A. Mason and E. Gambrill. Newbury Park, CA: Sage Publications.

CP11 - Straus, Murray A. 2001. "Ten myths that perpetuate corporal punishment." Pp. 149-164 in Beating the Devil Out of Them: Corporal Punishment in American Families and Its Effects on Children, 2nd Edition, M. A. Straus. New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction Publishers.

CP31 -Straus, Murray A. 1996. "Spanking and the making of a violent society." Pediatrics. The short- and long-term consequences of corporal punishment (supplement) 98:837- 842. Also as "Implications for Crime and Violence in Society" Chapter 19 in Straus, Murray A., Emily M. Douglas and Rose Anne Medeiros. In Press. The Primordial Violence: Spanking children and its effects on cognitive development and crime. New York: Psychology Press.

CP41 - Straus, Murray A. 2001. "The benefits of never spanking: New and more definitive evidence." Pp. Chapter 12 in Murray A. Straus, 2nd Edition. Beating the devil out of them: Corporal punishment in American Families And Its Effects on Children, M. A. Straus. New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction Publications.

CP49 - Straus, Murray A. 1998. "Spanking by parents -- some ideas on measurement and analysis of a neglected risk factor for serious mental health problems." Behavioral measurements letter 5:3-8. Also as "Appendix B in Straus, Murray A., Emily M. Douglas and Rose Anne Medeiros. In Press. The Primordial Violence: Spanking children and its effects on cognitive development and crime. New York: Psychology Press.

CP61 - Straus, Murray A. 2008. "Commentary: The Special Issue on prevention of Violence Ignores the Primordial Violence." Journal of Interpersonal Violence 23:1314-1320.

CP62 - Straus, Murray A. 2000. "Corporal punishment by parents: The cradle of violence in the family and society." Virginia Journal of Social Policy and the Law 8:7-60.

CP64 - Straus, Murray A. In Press. "Demystifying the defenses of corporal punishment." in The Primordial Violence: Spanking children and its effects on cognitive development and crime. Appendix A, edited by M. A. Straus, E. M. Douglas, and R. A. Medeiros. New York: Psychology Press.

CP65 - Straus, Murray A. 2000. "Corporal punishment and primary prevention of physical abuse." Child Abuse & Neglect 24:1109-1114.

CP67 - Straus, Murray A. 2005. "Children should never, ever, be spanked no matter what the circumstances." Pp. 137-157 in Current Controversies about Family Violence, D. R. Loseke, R. J. Gelles, and M. M. Cavanaugh. Thousand Oak, CA: Sage.

CP85 - Douglas, Emily M. and Murray A Straus. 2007. "Discipline by parents and child psychopathology." Chapter 18 in International handbook of psychopathology and the law, A. R. Felthous and H. Sass. New York: Wiley.