The Effects of Divorce on Children

The Effects of Divorce on Children

Samantha Tran
Intro. to Sociology
Tuesday, Thursday 12:30 class
September 24, 2013
Shirlene Small
CRN 12540

Problem Statement

The issues that divorce effects the development of children has played a significant part in our society. Society compares the development of children to the relationships parents have with each other. The significance of children of divorce happens is that it is indicated that they do worse than children in intact families. They demonstrate ...

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worse off than children in married two-parent families, What causes the differences between children in divorces versus intact families, What evidence do we have about how each of these factors affects children in divorced families, and why do children and young adults from divorces families still seem to be more distressed than children from intact families? Her conclusions to this study were that children apart of divorces families tend to stray further from societies "mold" versus kids in intact families. She reports that "90% of adolescent boys and girls in intact families were within the normal range on problems and 10% had serious problems that we would generally require some type of professional help. The percentages for divorced families were 74% of the boys and 66% of the girls in the normal range and 26% of the boys and 34% of the girls were in the problematic range." This proves that this is a major issue in our social issues (Jambon,Sara.2010.) As for Amato, Paul he ...

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