Coercion and Punishment in Long-Term Perspectives by Joan McCord

By Joan McCord

In a global during which young children show degrees of violence which are strikingly unchildlike, the query of the way to rear youngsters takes on an immediacy for fogeys and psychologists. one of the matters taken care of listed here are no matter if actual punishment prevents extra outbreaks of violent habit or if there are methods of influencing kids in order that punishment isn't worthy. Drawing upon wealthy, longitudinal information, the individuals to this quantity research the advantages and prices of coercion and punishment, contemplating such concerns as psychological overall healthiness, delinquent and felony habit, substance abuse, and concerns with regards to dimension and prediction. they appear at coercion between friends, competitive habit in girls and boys, varied parenting kinds and results of domestic context. the quantity attracts jointly proof approximately coercion and punishment that experience seemed in disparate literatures, and it increases questions on effortless assumptions relating to them.

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Overall control and compliance. 12, ^ < . 0 0 1 ] . 1. Mother—child control—compliance sequences. Compliance to positive control Compliance to aversive control Overall compliance Compliance to positive control Compliance to aversive control 20 J. E. DUMAS AND P. J. LAFRENIERE initiated a smaller proportion of control sequences than did mothers of aggressive children, who in turn initiated fewer control sequences than did mothers of anxious children. 0001}. 22, / ? < . 0 1 ] , with anxious children generally complying less than their competent or aggressive counterparts.

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