Physical punishment and the role of cultural context: a review

Author/s Giovanni Giulio Valtolina
Publishing Year 2013 Issue 2013/1
Language Italian Pages 35 P. 11-25 File size 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, Contesto culturale, controllo genitoriale e punizioni fisiche in "MALTRATTAMENTO E ABUSO ALL’INFANZIA" 1/2013, pp 11-25, DOI: 10.3280/MAL2013-001002