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Parental Entitlement and Corporal Punishment

23 Pages Posted: 3 Nov 2012  

James G. Dwyer

William & Mary Law School

Date Written: Spring 2010


This article provides insight into scholarly and popular treatment of corporal punishment by describing and analyzing the ways in which it differs from debates about male circumcision.

Keywords: parents' rights, child rearing, child abuse, circumcision

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Dwyer, James G., Parental Entitlement and Corporal Punishment (Spring 2010). Law and Contemporary Problems, Vol. 73, No. 2, 2010; William & Mary Law School Research Paper No. 09-229. Available at SSRN:

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