Includes an analysis of domestic laws dealing with corporal punishment of children in the following countries: Sweden, Finland, Norway, Austria, Cyprus, Denmark, Croatia, Latvia, Germany, Bulgaria, and Iceland (Chapter III, describing laws prohibiting all corporal punishment); Italy and Portugal (Chapter IV, discussing the "peculiar situations" of these countries in regards to prohibiting all corporal punishment); United States and Canada (Chapter V, discussing laws which allow some corporal punishment).
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 357-381) and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Corporal punishment of children inherently has attributes that are morally objectionable Corporal punishment of children violates international human rights laws Domestic laws of countries absolutely prohibiting all corporal punishment of children Domestic laws of countries prohibiting all corporal punishment of children : the peculiar situations of Italy and Portugal Examples of domestic laws of countries permitting some corporal punishment of children The utility of law in ameliorating adverse outcomes associated with corporal punishment of children and in ultimately eliminating such punishment.
K639 .B58 2006
STA K639 .B58 2006
Ardsley, NY : Transnational Publishers,