The American Society and Family Setup

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American society and family setup have been changing over the past fifty years. The number of single-parent families has increased dramatically with almost 50% of children at present being born in a single parent household. Traditional research has shown that single-parent families are linked to social problems in offsprings, and they represent a risk factor. They also assert that two-parent families are vital for normal development of children, lead to behavioral problems and create social and cognitive deficiencies in children. They also show poor academic performance and significantly lower competence. (more…)