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Comment: Should Africa Ban Smacking?

Author:
JW
Date:
2018-09-12 10:58:22


Mighty Massa may call it smacking, but Ghana, where the practice is common among parents and teachers call it caning or beatings. African-Americans prefer whuppin instead. What discipline has accomplished in Black communities around the world hasn't been scientifically proven. Some say teaching kids early in life who is the boss or sending them a message not to screw up will set them up for a brighter future. Ghanaman, is that so? Most attribute stubbornness to whuppin at a young age. This is what psychologist have to say about physical chastisement at home:

https://www.bbc.com/news/education-45483347
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JW on 09-12 10:58
Should Africa Ban Smacking?