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Physical punishment and the role of cultural context: a review
Journal Title: MALTRATTAMENTO E ABUSO ALL’INFANZIA 
Author/s: Giovanni Giulio Valtolina 
Year:  2013 Issue: Language: Italian 
Pages:  35 Pg. 11-25 FullText PDF:  710 KB
DOI:  10.3280/MAL2013-001002
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Parental physical punishment has been intensely studied. Nevertheless, many issues still have to be clarified and outlined. One of them is the role of cultural context where physical punishment takes place. The article presents a review of the most recent studies examining the complex relation between physical punishment and the role of cultural context. Directions for future research are discussed at the end of the article.
Keywords: Childhood, culture, physical punishment, parents.

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Giovanni Giulio Valtolina, Physical punishment and the role of cultural context: a review in "MALTRATTAMENTO E ABUSO ALL’INFANZIA" 1/2013, pp. 11-25, DOI:10.3280/MAL2013-001002

   

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