Corporal punishment and low-income mothers the role of family structure, race and class in America

The evolving American family -- Trends in family formation and configuration. Effects of changes in family structure on children -- Corporal punishment in the United States. Definitions of corporal punishment. Rate, severity and effects of corporal punishment. Punishment as a packaged variable. Fact...

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Main Author: Mitchell, Lorelei
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: Amherst, NY Cambria Press 2008
Availability in Tübingen:Present in Tübingen.
UB: KB 20 A 3454
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Summary:The evolving American family -- Trends in family formation and configuration. Effects of changes in family structure on children -- Corporal punishment in the United States. Definitions of corporal punishment. Rate, severity and effects of corporal punishment. Punishment as a packaged variable. Factors associated with corporal punishment -- Family structure and corporal punishment. Conceptual frameworks -- Review of the literature. Study hypotheses -- Study methodology. Study design. Study participants. Measures. Procedures. Approach to data analysis -- Results. Sample description. Multivariate analysis : spanking and high spanking. Multivariate analysis : minor assault and high minor assault -- Discussion. Primary study findings. Control variables. Implications for policy and practice. Implications for future research. Limitations of the study -- Conclusion
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Physical Description:XX, 245 S.
ISBN:9781604975314