Acceptance and use of corporal punishment among parents of biologic and non-biologic children. Metadata
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- Main Title Acceptance and use of corporal punishment among parents of biologic and non-biologic children.
Author: Hall, Ellie TiedemanCreator Type: Personal
Chair: Cready, Cynthia M.Contributor Type: PersonalContributor Info: Major Professor
Committee Member: Dash, NicoleContributor Type: Personal
Committee Member: Esterchild, ElizabethContributor Type: Personal
Name: University of North TexasPlace of Publication: Denton, Texas
- Creation: 2006-05
- Digitized: 2008-04-22
- Content Description: Objective: Differences between biologic and non-biologic parents' acceptance and use of ordinary corporal punishment and use of explaining/reasoning as a disciplinary tool are examined from a sociobiological theoretical perspective. Method: Cross tabulations are used on data from a national survey conducted by the Gallup Organization in 1995. Results: Contrary to predictions, differences between biologic and non-biologic parents' acceptance of ordinary corporal punishment and the use of explaining/reasoning are not statistically significant. In addition, biologic parents are found to use ordinary corporal punishment significantly more often than non-biologic parents. Conclusions: The sociobiological theoretical perspective likely underestimates the influence of culture and social structure on parent-child interactions.
- Library of Congress Subject Headings: Corporal punishment of children.
- Library of Congress Subject Headings: Parent and child.
- Keyword: corporal punishment
- Keyword: spanking
- Keyword: stepparents
Name: UNT Theses and DissertationsCode: UNTETD
Name: UNT LibrariesCode: UNT
- Rights Access: public
- Rights License: copyright
- Rights Holder: Hall, Ellie Tiedeman
- Rights Statement: Copyright is held by the author, unless otherwise noted. All rights reserved.
- Thesis or Dissertation
- OCLC: 70961520
- Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc5223
- Degree Name: Master of Science
- Degree Level: Master's
- Degree Discipline: Sociology
- Academic Department: Department of Sociology
- Degree Grantor: University of North Texas