Primary Task Response: Within the Discussion Board area, write 400–600 words that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments. This will be the foundation for future discussions by your classmates. Be substantive and clear, and use examples to reinforce your ideas:
- Do you feel that juvenile delinquency can effectively be curbed by the threat of corporal punishment? Why or why not?
- Do you feel that juvenile delinquency issues should be addressed by the threat of corporal punishment? Why or why not?
- How would this punishment interact with the laws now with regard to child abuse? Explain.
- Do you think corporal punishment would have a lasting adverse effect on the psyche of the child? Why or why not?