Essays Tagged: "Family"

"Adoption of Unrelated Children". Essay is about adoption and the its effects on the society. Includes Darwin's theory.

ents are unable to provide for them a sufficient way of life and an alternative means by creating a family for couples that are unable to create families of their own. These foster families are meant ... person will make decisions that allow for maximizing fitness. Adoption allows for a child without a family to join a family, but when this child is not related to the family it is joining, it creates ...

(8 pages) 143 0 4.6 Sep/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Account for the breakdown of the family as an institution

Account for the breakdown of the family as an institution.The family is a set of parents and children or of relations living together ... en or of relations living together or not. It is a race or group of people from a common stock. The family is the oldest institution devised by man. It is a legal social and moral institution because ... With time, it is a concept but its structure has changed. There has been a change from the extended family to the nuclear family. There are lots of factors which have contributed to this. The majority ...

(6 pages) 160 0 4.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Adoption And Identity Formation

Wegar, McRoy, and Baran is Frisk. Baran et al. (1975) wrote, ?Frisk conceptualized that the lack of family background knowledge in the adoptee prevents the development of a healthy genetic ego . . . I ... bout one fact. Vital to the adopted adolescent`s identity development is the knowledge of the birth family and the circumstances surrounding the adoption. Without this information, the adolescent has ...

(7 pages) 162 0 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

This was a 5 min. oral presentation on the Ancient Roman Family. It breifly covers most aspects of Roman Family structure.

Family life was very important to the Romans, whether they were rich or poor. The family was, in a s ... he same values that were expected of people in society were expected and taught at home, within the family. The paterfamilias was the emperor of his household, and the emperor was the father of Rome.R ... nd the emperor was the father of Rome.Roman Family structure was not quite the same as a modern day family unit. In Ancient Rome a family, or familia, was a legal construction that included all of the ...

(4 pages) 76 1 2.8 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

"Admiration", it is a diagnostic essay about a person I admire. I received great comments from the teacher.

vercame many obstacles. He has always been supportive of me, and taught me the importance of strong family values and success.We all have obstacles when we are growing up, but my father had more than ... ers. Because of his childhood, my father was forced to drop out of high school and help support the family. It proved very difficult to make decent money without a diploma. He struggled through many o ...

(2 pages) 103 0 3.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Across Five Aprils.

Bill, chooses to fight for the South in a decision that plagues him for a long time. Jethro and his family follow the progress of the war through the newspapers, but it is hard to tell exactly what is ... man, and Mr. Burdow is able to prevent him from hurting Jethro. Jethro makes it home and tells his family about the encounter.The men from the store begin to haunt the Creightons, eventually burning ...

(3 pages) 29 0 4.6 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Adoption and the identity theory

Wegar, McRoy, and Baran is Frisk. Baran et al. (1975) wrote, ?Frisk conceptualized that the lack of family background knowledge in the adoptee prevents the development of a healthy genetic ego .. . In ... bout one fact. Vital to the adopted adolescent`s identity development is the knowledge of the birth family and the circumstances surrounding the adoption.Without this information, the adolescent has d ...

(8 pages) 164 0 3.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

ADOPTION VS ABORTION

complicated. There are two forms of adoption; private and open. Private adoption is when you find a family on your own or through a church or even newspaper ad. The family usually pays your medical bi ... ive on their own. You are not only giving life to the world, you are giving happiness and life to a family who deserves it.When you think about all of the benefits of adoption it is easy to say it's t ...

(2 pages) 65 1 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Addictions: Willpower is Not Enough

Another factor that is often thought to make an individual vulnerable to addiction is the addictive family. As our children grow we teach them a handful of rules that they are to obey. Usually these r ... is need. Children are often also taught to "play it safe" and not move out from the confines of the family. These individuals become afraid to take on challenges or do something other than what is con ...

(5 pages) 59 0 0.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Addictions: Vital Lies, Simple Truths

eady become fixed.Families may choose to use self-deception in order to keep the schemas within the family integrated and keep the requirements of the group self. Families often adopt very specific di ... requirements of the group self. Families often adopt very specific dichotomies that govern how the family acts and reacts within its place in society. These dichotomies must be maintained in order fo ...

(5 pages) 69 2 5.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Admiration

ather overcame many obstacles. He has always been supportive and taught me the importance of strong family values and success.Family comes before everything is my father's motto. Now we all have obsta ... sit next to his father's side talking to him until he was sober. Searching for work to support his family was his major concern now since his father got fired form work due to the excessive drinking. ...

(2 pages) 23 0 5.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Adoption

responsibilities as the child's birth parents would have had, while the child becomes a member of a family that provides the social, emotional, and physical nurturing that children needs to grow up to ... ontested, the anguish felt by both the adoptive and birth parents is unimaginable. Linda Ribordy, a family specialist who represented a birth mother in a legal case says that "if a birth mother change ...

(3 pages) 71 0 1.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

Adult Children and their Fathers: Relationship Changes 20 Years After Parental Divorce.

lone or together as a combination impact the long-term father-child relationship.During divorce the family has to reorganize and establish two households, a maternal and paternal structure. Following ... 3. Are these changes with their fathers related to changes in post divorce relationships with other family members?4. Are the children's reports of changes related to their perception of how they were ...

(7 pages) 46 0 5.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Abandonment

he says. And I do love him. I mean every girl has to love her father?Dad has recently started a new family. Now he claims that this is difficult for him because he is getting older. But what about how ... didn't take the news very well. I told him that he is sinking farther and farther away into his new family and forgetting about his old family. He called me spoiled.The step mom doesn't help matters m ...

(2 pages) 635 0 0.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

Abuse In Families

Every family experiences times of stress. Certain types of stress can have an effect on the family. One fo ... imes of stress. Certain types of stress can have an effect on the family. One form of stress in the family is caused by abuse by one of its member by another. During my senior year in high school, the ... ear in high school, there was a girl who was a freshman. She was going through a hard time with her family. She was being abused by her father, which began to destroy her mentally, and damages the rel ...

(3 pages) 10 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

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(2 pages) 382 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Accidents at Home

your may blame your domestic worker when an accident happens, I can frankly tell you that the whole family is partly responsible for the accident. The employer might not have explained safety measures ... sures to take to the domestic worker, hence resulting in the accident happening. If everyone in the family could play their part, accidents would be lessened in the home.Any safety article would not b ...

(2 pages) 19 2 4.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

1950s Ideal family vs todays families

Families Comparison EssayA family is a most precious identity a person can have. An individual from a noble, average or poor fa ... the character, acts, behavior, and living style. A person spends most of his time in life with the family and thus the family contributes the most in an individual’s growth, thinking and behavior. W ... contributes the most in an individual’s growth, thinking and behavior. When we think of a western family, the standard nuclear family comes to mind, working father, stay-at-home mom and a flock of c ...

(4 pages) 56 1 3.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Comparative Essays

King Midas and His Golden Touch- Reflective Essay

Sure, he'd have lots of money and gold, but he wouldn't be able to do anything with his friends of family, or else they'd die. Instead of wishing for gold and wealth, shouldn't he had wished for a ha ... stead of wishing for gold and wealth, shouldn't he had wished for a happy family? Don't friends and family come before wealth? When he wished for gold instead of happiness with his family, doesn't tha ...

(4 pages) 2 0 0.0 Oct/2013

Subjects: Literature Research Papers