To Spank or Not to Spank: The Academic Implications of Power Assertive Discipline.

Kercheval, Jacquelyn B.

Abstract: The efficacy of a power assertive disciplinary style, in which the parent expresses his/her dominance over the child by employing tactics such as spanking, hitting, and/or removing a privilege, is still debated in the academic literature. This thesis uses data from the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study, Kindergarten Class of 1998-1999 (ECLS-K) to estimate the impact that a parent’s use ... read more

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Undergraduate Honors Theses
Corporal punishment of children.
Violence--Psychological aspects.
Tufts University. Department of Economics.
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