World Corporal Punishment Research

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Updated 30 August 2019

Over 5,000 pages of factual documentation and resources
on corporal punishment around the world

Father belts son

Peru, 2018
Father belts his teenage son
Video clip


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- Video clips

NEW VIDEO CLIPS OF ACTUAL CP:

Bangladesh: Mild caning of selected students.

China: Classroom caning of girls and boys caught on CCTV.

China: Mass punishment on school parade ground.

Peru: Man gives his son a formal belting.

Russia: Boys strapped in Taekwondo class.

South Korea: A caning for two high-school boys.


ALSO NEW ON VIDEO:

United Kingdom: An hour-long discussion of English schoolboy caning, from 1973.


- Handbooks of schools that say they use CP, with discussion of interesting provisions. FEATURED SCHOOL: St Patrick's, Singapore

- Country files


- The Archive - 2018

SOME RECENT EVENTS:

Botswana: Trespassing teenager, 18, pictured, whipped at court

Malaysia: Two women caned for gay sex

Singapore: 21-year-old, pictured, sentenced to caning for extortion

United States: A Mississippi school district bans the paddle ...

United States: ... as also the last-but-one CP district in North Carolina ...

United States: ... and one in Tennessee as well

United States: A charter school in Georgia makes headlines by introducing a paddling policy


Blob 2018's NEWS ITEMS SO FAR IN FULL:

- sorted by date

- sorted by country



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Blob THE ARCHIVE


THE ARCHIVE is an ever-expanding collection of news and media items about corporal punishment. Think of it as an electronic press clippings library, now containing over 6,500 clippings.

Within each year or group of years you choose the country you want to research, and the items are then classified by type of corporal punishment and by month.

The Archive -- 1648 to 1975 (993 items)

The Archive -- 1976 to 1995 (485 items)

The Archive -- 1996 (188 items)

The Archive -- 1997 (222 items)

The Archive -- 1998 (194 items)

The Archive -- 1999 (387 items)
(You can also view the links to 1999's items for all countries combined as a single date sequence at News Chronology 1999)

The Archive -- 2000 (246 items)
(You can also view the links to 2000's items for all countries combined as a single date sequence at News Chronology 2000)

The Archive -- 2001 (364 items)
(You can also view the links to 2001's items for all countries combined as a single date sequence at News Chronology 2001)

The Archive -- 2002 (367 items)
(You can also view the links to 2002's items for all countries combined as a single date sequence at News Chronology 2002)

The Archive -- 2003 (385 items)
(You can also view the links to 2003's items for all countries combined as a single date sequence at News Chronology 2003)

The Archive -- 2004 (524 items)
(You can also view the links to 2004's items for all countries combined as a single date sequence at News Chronology 2004)

The Archive -- 2005 (556 items)
(You can also view the links to 2005's items for all countries combined as a single date sequence at News Chronology 2005)

The Archive -- 2006 (397 items)
(You can also view the links to 2006's items for all countries combined as a single date sequence at News Chronology 2006)

The Archive -- 2007 (316 items)
(You can also view the links to 2007's items for all countries combined as a single date sequence at News Chronology 2007)

The Archive -- 2008 (280 items)
(You can also view the links to 2008's items for all countries combined as a single date sequence at News Chronology 2008)

The Archive -- 2009 (210 items )
(You can also view the links to 2009's items for all countries combined as a single date sequence at News Chronology 2009)

The Archive -- 2010 (185 items)
(You can also view the links to 2010's items for all countries combined as a single date sequence at News Chronology 2010)

The Archive -- 2011 (194 items)
(You can also view the links to 2011's items for all countries combined as a single date sequence at News Chronology 2011)

The Archive -- 2012 (153 items)
(You can also view the links to 2012's items for all countries combined as a single date sequence at News Chronology 2012)

The Archive -- 2013 (174 items)
(You can also view the links to 2013's items for all countries combined as a single date sequence at News Chronology 2013)

The Archive -- 2014 (128 items)
(You can also view the links to 2014's items for all countries combined as a single date sequence at News Chronology 2014)

The Archive -- 2015 (93 items)
(You can also view the links to 2015's items for all countries combined as a single date sequence at News Chronology 2015)

The Archive -- 2016 (78 items)
(You can also view the links to 2016's items for all countries combined as a single date sequence at News Chronology 2016)

The Archive -- 2017 (67 items)
(You can also view the links to 2017's items for all countries combined as a single date sequence at News Chronology 2017)

The Archive -- 2018 (43 items so far, 16 of which are New!)
(You can also view the links to 2018's items for all countries combined as a single date sequence at News Chronology 2018)



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Blob FEATURE ARTICLES: JUDICIAL/PRISON CP


Blob FEATURE ARTICLES: MILITARY CP


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Blob CORPORAL PUNISHMENT BOOKS

Book reviews page 1

  • The Canadian Regulation School Strap: How the strap was adopted, dispensed and ultimately banned, and why it is gone forever. Corporal punishment policy, practice, procedure, regulation, and world, judicial and parental CP influences, by Harold A. Hoff

  • The Collector's Guide to the School Strap: Scotland, England Ireland, Canada, Australia & Others -- Second edition, by Harold A. Hoff

  • Just and Painful: A Case for the Corporal Punishment of Criminals, by Graeme Newman

  • Sons of the Brave: The Story of Boy Soldiers, by A.W. Cockerill


Book reviews page 2

  • The English Vice: Beating, Sex and Shame in Victorian Britain and After, by Ian Gibson

  • Caning: Educational Ritual, by Joseph A. Mercurio
    (Full text of book available for free download)

Book reviews page 3

  • When Caning Meets the Eighth Amendment: Whipping Offenders in the United States, by Daniel E. Hall

  • The Caning of Michael Fay: The Inside Story by a Singaporean, by Gopal Baratham (illustrated)

Book reviews page 4

  • The History of Corporal Punishment: A Survey of Flagellation in its Historical, Anthropological and Sociological Aspects, by George Ryley Scott (illustrated)

  • The Whip and the Rod: An Account of Corporal Punishment among all Nations and for all Purposes, by R.G. Van Yelyr (illustrated)

  • Child of the Happy Valley: A Memoir, by Juanita Carberry with Nicola Tyrer


Book reviews page 5

  • Red Hannah: Delaware's Whipping Post, by Robert Graham Caldwell (illustrated)

  • The Flogging of Singapore: The Michael Fay Affair, by Asid Latif


Book reviews page 6

  • Corporal punishment: Is it effective? An empirical study of school punishment records, by Harold A. Hoff


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If you are looking for photographs and drawings, go to the picture index.

To find selected key documents on a particular topic, such as birching in schools or female recipients, first try the Topics A to Z pages.

To browse for material on corporal punishment in a particular country, start by looking for that country on the Country files pages and also in The Archive.

The Archive is also the place to start if you want to find press coverage on all aspects of CP for a given year or period in history.

Use the search engine below if you are looking for a "needle in a haystack" such as the name of a town, a state or a person, or some specific aspect of corporal punishment not yet highlighted in Topics A to Z. Also use the search engine if you want to be sure to find every occurrence of your search term throughout the website.

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