Impact%20of%20family%20on%20child%20well[1]draft - Impact...

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Impact of family on child well-being . DRAFT Family structure has considerable effects on child well-being. Today, most researchers agree that, on average, children do best when raised by their two married, biological parent than children raised by a single parent in the outcomes such as education, health, and their own family . 1a. Children who live with married parents tend to have higher grades, are more likely to attend college, and experience lower rates of unemployment. The evidence is that children need both parents, because they learn different lessons from each. The parent female teach children communion ( the drive toward inclusion, connectedness, and relationship) and the father teach them agency( the drive toward independence, individuality, and self-fulfillment). Parents contribute to the well-being , the success, and higher academic achievement of their children. 1b. In the single-parent families, children are at greater risk and tend to experience short-and long-term economic and psychological disadvantages;
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This note was uploaded on 01/31/2011 for the course ECON 2015 taught by Professor Kim during the Spring '10 term at University of Georgia Athens.

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