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Many of todays parents face incouragable children who refuse authority and do not respond to traditional methods of dicipline These problem children may get themselves into trouble in school at home or with the law They oftentimes show a general disrespect and indifference toward any authorty figure whether it be a teacher parent or police officer For a parent of such a child instilling discipline and respect becomes a tiresome and frustrating task Many parents run out of ideas as to how to go about raising their problem child As a last resort some parents turn to youth boot camps as a way to shape up their child As stated in an article by Kent Black in the November edition of Maxim magazine on a particular youth boot camp the purpose is to shock kids into good behavior with some ass-whupping reality Black 163 This article tells of a drill instructor Colonel Charles Long who gave such harsh treatment of campers that one died from dehydration and exhaustion It outlines each day of the camp These camps have shown mixed results with the children They focus on shocking kids into good behaivor and a higher level of respect by rigorous physical and mental subordination The children spend about a week in such a camp where they are forced to endure tough physical labor and show high levels of respect for those running the camp The camps are usually centered around a military style implementation of discipline and many are run by actual members or former members of the military This mentality can be broken down using the principles of human behavior given by the 19th century philospher Sigmund Freud Freud looked at the human mind not as a single entity but rather complex mixture of different forces that control how humans act He divided the structure of the personality into 3 areas that he called the id the ego and the super-ego Appignanesi defines the
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