Corporal Punishment in Rural Schools
This book presents an analysis of corporal punishment practices in rural schools. It examines trends in corporal punishment at rural schools for school years from 1999-2000, 2003-2004, 2005-2006 and 2007-2008, multiple stakeholders’ perspectives on corporal punishment (e.g., school staff, student and parents), and various school-specific factors including alternative discipline practices, school safety efforts, problematic student behaviours, and academic outcomes. In addition to drawing attention to the issue of corporal punishment in rural schools, it equips readers with an in-depth understanding of these practices.
Investigates rural school characteristics that involve corporal punishmentExplores the relationships between school corporal punishment, problematic student behaviours, and academic outcomesProvides school leaders, teachers, and policymakers with helpful insights on corporal punishment policies in rural schools