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Bernadette Saunders

Dr Bernadette J. Saunders is a Senior Research Fellow at Child Abuse Prevention Research Australia, and Senior Lecturer in the Department of Social Work at Monash University where she teaches Human Rights, Law and Social Justice. Her current research interests and publications focus on children's rights, child abuse, lawful correction, language and the media. She has presented at many national and international conferences, and she regularly contributes to media discussion of the "smacking" debate. She is the author of the recently published book, Saunders, B.J. & Goddard, C. (2010) Physical punishment in childhood: the rights of the child, Wiley-Blackwell.

Childrens' perspectives missing from the “smacking” debate
Society - 6/05/2010 - 24 comments

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