Coercion and Punishment in Long-Term Perspectives by Joan McCord

By Joan McCord

In an international during which young children express degrees of violence which are strikingly unchildlike, the query of the way to rear kids takes on an immediacy for folks and psychologists. one of the concerns handled listed below are even if actual punishment prevents extra outbreaks of violent habit or if there are methods of influencing young children in order that punishment isn't beneficial. Drawing upon wealthy, longitudinal info, the participants to this quantity study the advantages and prices of coercion and punishment, contemplating such concerns as psychological overall healthiness, delinquent and felony habit, substance abuse, and concerns relating to dimension and prediction. they appear at coercion between friends, competitive habit in girls and boys, diversified parenting types and results of domestic context. the quantity attracts jointly proof approximately coercion and punishment that experience seemed in disparate literatures, and it increases questions about effortless assumptions concerning them.

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E. DUMAS AND P. J. LAFRENIERE to many of their control attempts, irrespective of the positive or aversive nature of such attempts. However, the fact that competent children are also regularly successful in their attempts to control their mothers indicates that maternal compliance is not enough to account for the coercive behavior of aggressive children. , 1990), the results indicate that both maternal compliance and indiscriminate behavior play a role in the maintenance, if not in the development, of coercive behavior in aggressive children.

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