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Parental Love and Purposeful Violence

Cynthia Godsoe

in The Politicization of Safety: Critical Perspectives on Domestic Violence Responses

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781479805648
eISBN:
9781479888733
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479805648.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Family Law

The parental discipline privilege is a robust exception to the modern rule that punishes all violence, including intrafamilial violence. Every state allows parents to physically punish their ... More


Child Protection through the Criminal Law

Kenneth McK. Norrie

in A History of Scottish Child Protection Law

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474444170
eISBN:
9781474490740
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474444170.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Legal History

The earliest criminal law dealing with children differently from the adult population was that concerned with sexual offences. This chapter explores the changing policies of the law, from the late ... More


The law and the lash

Brett L. Shadle

in The Souls of White Folk: White settlers in Kenya, 1900s-20s

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719095344
eISBN:
9781781708910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095344.003.0005
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter examines settlers’ dedication to corporal punishment and a racially-biased legal system as props to their status as a ruling race. As philosophers and historians of pain and violence ... More


July 2008: Speaking Up for Children

Kenneth McK Norrie

in Professor Norrie's Commentaries on Family Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845861193
eISBN:
9781474406246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861193.003.0037
Subject:
Law, Family Law

The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child requires state parties to submit a report every five years on how they are fulfilling their obligations, and the UK Children's Commissioners jointly ... More


Abuse Victimization, Trauma, and the Differential Etiology of Violence

Kevin H. Wozniak

in Thugs and Thieves: The Differential Etiology of Violence

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780195393583
eISBN:
9780190603946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393583.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Many authors see child abuse as a very important cause of violent behavior. In this chapter we examined published evidence on the association between physical abuse, neglect, sexual abuse and trauma ... More


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