Saturday, November 06, 2004

The poisonous campaigns of the NSPCC

Nothing winds me up like watching an NSPCC advert. They pretend to be about preventing child abuse, but the effect is to distort the relationships between parents and children, encourage the view that anyone is capable of abuse, and suggest that normal parental discipline cannot be sharply divided from abuse - it's all a matter of degree.

This article by Frank Furedi is an excellent review of the changed role of the NSPCC:

spiked-life | Article | A danger to the nation's children

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