Essays Tagged: "single parents"

"My Home Is Not Broken" by Carol Kleiman.

is horrifying and mostly caused by misunderstanding. In this way, our society's intolerance against single-parent families can be categorised in many ways; including equality in-between men and women, ... g a different kind of attitude about the parent (misunderstanding), and making up stories about the single parents.Nowadays equality in between men and women is still a big issue and not going to ...

(2 pages) 43 0 2.1 Apr/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

Single-Parent Families.

Single-Parents FamiliesIn response to:Children of divorced parents tend to have more problems in sch ... lege - 85% of the other children in their high schools did. More studies show that white girls from single-parent families are 53% more likely to marry in their teens, 92% more likely to divorce, 111% ... likely to have children out of marriage. For black girls, the figures are even higher.Children from single-parent families suffer many more problems in their later lives than children from two-parent ...

(2 pages) 65 0 3.0 Jul/2003

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

WELFARE..this paper is a persuasive topic about welfare in todays society.

s for most people in need, it puts a dent in the United State's economy. There are too unemployed , single parents, elderly, disabled, and others who are in need the public assistance who either never ... em. Most families that qualify for AFDC have just one parent in the home. About 80 percent of these single parent families are headed women (almanac). AFDC also pays benefits to two-parent families if ...

(5 pages) 358 0 4.3 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

National governments should devote more of their social programs and services to children than to adults.

us friends, gain the promising job opportunities and so forth, not all of which are in the power of single parents but dependent on the government policies devote on the children growth process. So th ...

(2 pages) 29 0 3.0 Mar/2004

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

Describe the roles of parents and carers

es such as equal pay for equal work, work environment policies and changing family structures, i.e. single parents are changing these traditional expectations. This discussion will show how the empowe ... imary care giver role, with support offered to males who find the role challenging.· Single parents are more accepted than they were 50 years ago. According to the ABS, 64% of male pare ...

(6 pages) 157 1 2.1 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Has the welfare state created a dependency culture

This essay about has the welfare state created a welfare dependency culture is going to look at single parents who are trying to go back to work, job seekers allowance, one of new labours Christia ... nts are concerned about the amount of taxpayers' money being ploughed into unemployment benefit and single parent allowances - figures which are, in fact, relatively small.But the new mindset owes muc ...

(7 pages) 136 0 3.5 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

It's Hard To Find A Perfect Partner

Many single parents have given up on their great expectations of finding a husband or wife, a survey of m ...

(1 pages) 44 1 4.1 Aug/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality

Dickens' portrayal of the family in David Copperfield

one; almost none of the characters has a complete family. There are countless examples of orphans, single parents, and even completely heretical perversions of the traditional family. The effect of t ... for one another.Steerforth's family is a more traditional one in the novel; however, it is one of a single parent. Mrs. Steerforth along with her long time companion Rosa Dartle head the family whose ...

(4 pages) 18 0 5.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Putnam's "Bowling Alone"

bution to these numbers, Putnam pointed out that women in the workplace, commuting, television, and single parents are all culprits contributing to the disengagement trend.Let's take Putnam's argument ...

(2 pages) 29 0 0.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Social Policy class assignment: Write an Opinion Paper on the documentary SHELTER (about homelessness in the US)

has no place to live. The homeless population is, among others, made up of veterans, mentally ill, single parents, physically disabled, runaway children, drug addicts, alcoholics, entire families, un ...

(3 pages) 74 0 5.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Social types poverty

he group said racist, bigots, right wing.For Muslims the groups said fanatics, devout, backward.For single parents the groups said scroungers, stupid, uneducated.As I am a single parent this stung to ...

(1 pages) 33 0 2.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Should Single Parents be allowed to Adopt?

tyle and some health issues of this century have led to a steady, sizable increase in the number of single-parent adoptions. Why would a successful, independent single man or woman want to give up his ... rried people or couples. The purpose of adoption is to provide children a loving and caring parent. Single parents should be allowed to adopt because more single parents provide a solid environment fo ...

(3 pages) 76 0 5.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Some people believe that university students should be required to attend classes. Others believe that going to classes should be optional for students. Do you agree?

t sometimes, in today's busy world, people need flexibility to manage their lives. For example, any single parents who are trying to earn their college degrees will sometimes need to slip a class beca ... ther responsibilities. However, I believe that the great majority of college students are young and single, and have few responsibilities, and that they need the discipline and structure of a system t ...

(2 pages) 32 0 3.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

What is attachment and why is it important to young children?

A rising numbers of single parents and mothers returning to the workforce in recent years have resulted in an increase i ...

(6 pages) 165 2 3.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Myth - Single Parent

prevalent to North American society that has most shaped my values, practices and worldview is the single parent myth. There are a number of myths in North America pertaining to single parents such a ... h. There are a number of myths in North America pertaining to single parents such as: Children from single-parent families have emotional and behavior problems and do poorly in school, being brought u ...

(3 pages) 86 0 3.8 Apr/2007

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

Contemporary Myths

one myth that has affected my worldview and shapes the values of society in general is that of the single-family myth. One myth that is prevalent in the United States about single-parent families is ... t is prevalent in the United States about single-parent families is that children who are raised by single parents are likely to get into more troublesome issues in society and have more social proble ...

(3 pages) 43 0 4.2 Jun/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Discuss the Historical and Social context of America in 1980s in relation to "Moonstruck"?

inued use of cocaine and crack.Family values had begun to disappear where the trends of divorce and single parents had started to increase since the 1960s. More women were starting to work, seek educa ...

(2 pages) 20 1 3.0 Jun/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Business Plan

r and will ensure that the center is meeting targeted goals.With the increase in inflation and more single parents, the typical family is now finding the need to have both parents work outside the hom ... ects to reach a reasonable amount of clients. The target incomes are the dual-income households and single working parents within the area, who have children from the ages of six-weeks to 12 years.The ...

(27 pages) 293 1 4.5 Aug/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

This essay is about how the controversies in "The Scarlett letter" are still current today

y obstacles for the main character, Hester Prynne, to accomplish, such as the difficulty of being a single parent to a deviant child, and the fact that without Pearl, Hester would be all alone. Adulte ... occasions when a person will come across someone who was raised, or is currently being raised by a single parent, and the majority of single parents are mothers. Hester raises Pear by herself and she ...

(3 pages) 12 0 5.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

Single Parenting

Single Parenting and the Effects it has Upon ChildrenA single parent is someone who cares for their ... r children without any aid from another person at home. Raising a child can be very stressful for a single person, but it also gives various benefits. Single parents are able to manage and communicate ... divorce and children born out of wedlock, increasing number of children is experiencing living in a single-parent household.Reasons that led to single parenting:A parent may become single abandon afte ...

(8 pages) 159 2 5.0 Jan/2008

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