Force Signs: Ideologies of Corporal Discipline in Academia and the Marshall Islands

@article{Berman2018ForceSI,
  title={Force Signs: Ideologies of Corporal Discipline in Academia and the Marshall Islands},
  author={E. Berman},
  journal={Journal of Linguistic Anthropology},
  year={2018},
  volume={28},
  pages={22-42}
}
  • E. Berman
  • Published 2018
  • Psychology
  • Journal of Linguistic Anthropology
  • Corporal discipline is often called the most frequent form of violence against children. This conclusion comes from an extensive body of research that supposedly shows that corporal discipline is both harmful and pervasive. But this research is biased by three ideologies of language and signs—or semiotic ideologies—that distort the collection and interpretation of data: assumptions that speech functions mainly to refer; views of signs and the physical world as distinct; and interpretations of… CONTINUE READING
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