Loving Smacks (1998)

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  • Featuring

    Jack Klaff

  • Country

    United Kingdom

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  • Category

    Non Fiction


Documentary about corporal punishment of children by their parents which the European Court of Human Rights has banned. Considers if there is such a thing as a loving smack, or if it is a contradiction in terms, and why some countries rule that it is wrong for parents to beat children, while Britain maintains it is their right to do so. Explores disturbing family histories and looks at the findings of experts in the field. Also considers the alternatives.

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