Download Abuse or Punishment?. Violence toward Children in Quebec by Marie-Aimée Cliche, W. Donald Wilson PDF

By Marie-Aimée Cliche, W. Donald Wilson

At one time, using corporal punishment by way of mom and dad in child-rearing used to be thought of basic, yet within the moment half the 19th century this start to switch, in Quebec in addition to the remainder of the Western global. It was once in this interval that the level of ill-treatment inflicted on children—treatment as soon as excused pretty much as good child-rearing practice—was discovered.

This publication analyzes either the recommendation supplied to folks and different varieties of baby abuse inside of households. Cliche derives her info from relations magazines, studies and suggestion columns in newspapers, people's lifestyles tales, the documents of the Montreal Juvenile courtroom, or even comedian strips. dates are given specific concentration: 1920, with the trial of the oldsters of Aurore Gagnon, which sensitized the general public to the phenomenon of "child martyrs;" and 1940, with the arrival of the recent schooling stream, which used to be in response to psychology instead of strict self-discipline and non secular doctrine.

There has...

Show description

Read or Download Abuse or Punishment?. Violence toward Children in Quebec Families, 1850-1969 PDF

Similar abuse books

Themes With a Difference: 228 New Activities for Young Children

This new multi-cultural, anti-bias textual content bargains a clean method of combining technological know-how, math, social reports, tune and artwork with entire language for kids elderly 3-6. Child-initiated, hands-on actions motivate young children to discover which stimulates them to spontaneously use all components of language -- talking, listening, analyzing and writing.

Child Sexual Abuse in Victorian England (Women's & Gender History)

Baby Sexual Abuse in Victorian England is the 1st distinct research of ways that kid abuse was once came upon, debated, clinically determined and handled within the Victorian and Edwardian classes. the focal point is put on the kid and his or her adventure of court docket process and welfare perform, thereby offering a special and significant review of the therapy of kids within the court docket.

My Body Belongs to Me. A Book About Body Safety

With out being taught approximately physique obstacles, a toddler could be too younger to appreciate whilst abuse is happening—or that it’s mistaken. this simple, mild ebook deals a device mom and dad, academics, and counselors can use to aid young children suppose, be, and remain secure. The rhyming tale and easy, pleasant illustrations supply how to sensitively proportion and speak about the subject, guiding little ones to appreciate that their deepest elements belong to them by myself.

Detainee Abuse During Op TELIC: ‘A Few Rotten Apples’?

This booklet stories the character of the alleged abuse devoted by way of the united kingdom army forces, exploring the felony paradigm within which the abuse allegedly happened; the morality of these accused; and the robustness of the accusation of a 'policy of abuse'.

Additional info for Abuse or Punishment?. Violence toward Children in Quebec Families, 1850-1969

Example text

BOTTOM L Mr Bogeyman looks for liars to cut off their tongues. BOTTOM R Mrs Bogeyman shuts disobedient little girls in with the rats. This engraving dates from around 1840. In Quebec, starting in the nineteenth century, child-rearing authorities forbade frightening children with such stories. Source: Denis Martin and Bernard Huin, Images d’Épinal, © Musée du Québec and Éditions de la Réunion des Musées Nationaux, 1995, with the kind permission of the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec and with the collaboration of the Musée départemental d’art ancien et contemporain and the Musée de l’image d’Épinal.

2 This meant that the former had to be cultivated and the latter combatted. The theories of Jean-Jacques Rousseau, with his belief in the innate goodness of the human being, were known and frequently cited, but always rejected. 4 In each case, the involvement of the parents was primordial. Indeed it was to this end that God had delegated part of His authority to them. Table 5 Authorship of Articles and Replies to Letters on the Subject of Corporal Punishment in Quebec Family Magazines, 1873–1969 ARTICLES AND LETTERS AUTHORS Priests 32 23 Laymen 15 12 Laywomen 48 29 Nuns 1 1 Couples 48 10 (5 couples) Anonymous 18 18 Collective 1 3 (1 priest and 2 laymen) Total 163 96 individuals The primary duty of parents was to set their children a good example.

And is there any difficulty in enforcing obedience to any definite command? Take the case of the child playing with the Bible. ” The child hesitates for a moment, but yielding to the strong temptation, is soon playing with the forbidden book. The mother immediately rises, takes the child, and carries her into her chamber. She sits down and says calmly, “Mary, I said that you must not touch the Bible, and you have disobeyed me. ” Mary begins to cry, and to promise not to do so again. ” Mary continues to cry, but the mother seriously and calmly punishes her.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.13 of 5 – based on 13 votes