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Description - The Case Against Spanking by Irwin A. Hyman

This book offers parents and teachers constructive methods of discipline, useful for everyday situations. It documents the long-term negative effects of spanking?how it brutalizes kids and creates violent adults. Irwin Hyman, an expert in the field of home and school discipline, explains in a passionate and compelling style why spanking or hitting children is abusive, destructive, and counterproductive. He then gives common sense advice on alternative forms of discipline, which help to raise happy and emotionally stable children.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780787903428
ISBN-10: 0787903426
Format: Paperback
(238mm x 161mm x 17mm)
Pages: 250
Imprint: Jossey-Bass Inc.,U.S.
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publish Date: 25-Mar-1997
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Irwin A. Hyman

IRWIN A. HYMAN is director of the National Center for the Study of Corporal Punishment and Alternatives in the Schools and professor of school psychology at Temple University. He has made numerous appearance on national television shows such as Oprah, Good Morning American and the Today show.

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