Sociologist Sara McLanahan, writing for "The American Prospect" states that children who grow up in single-parent families have higher school dropout rates compared to those from two-parent families. Children from single-parent families have higher chances of performing poorly in academics when compared to those from two-parent families, irrespective of whether the single parent is a mother or a father.
In the Social Service System—Parental substance abuse accounts for $23 billion in the nation’s child welfare spending, and most domestic violence involves alcohol or other drugs. The time has come for a complete overhaul of family court, adoption and foster care systems in order to better deal with alcohol and drug abusing parents and partners.
Materialism forces us into comparison with the possessions of others, a race both cruelly illustrated and crudely propelled by that toxic website. There is no end to it. If you have four Rolexes while another has five, you are a Rolex short of contentment. The material pursuit of self-esteem reduces your self-esteem.
The looming problem of the global economy is debt-based money mechanics, which is the ultimate challenge facing all these countries and the Euro. Interesting that there is no reference to space either. This is the Solar century, and if one is to address the shifting challenges of the global economy, one must address the global economy not as a political map, but as a floating planet in cosmos.
Contact crimes 0.22 0.76 0.55 1 (42) (45) (45) Notes: Signiﬁcant at 1%. Number of observations below the correlations. Corruption index from the ICRG (1999). Crime rates from ICVS, average for all years available. ACCOUNTABILITY AND CORRUPTION 3 r Blackwell Publishing Ltd 2005.
Tensions in Israel arise from the Palestinian issue, disagreements between secular and religious Jews and the growth of ultra-Orthodox sects that live apart from the majority. The five countries with the most government restrictions on religion are Egypt, China, Iran, Saudi Arabia and Indonesia.
[lxxiv] Discrimination in law or in practice may prevent the realization and enjoyment of other rights; therefore, a development approach firmly established in human rights obligates states to confront the systemic and root-causes of discrimination or inequality, while actively working towards the fulfillment of rights without discrimination.
World Economic Forum surveys people every year about the biggest problems facing the world. Climate change is the millennial generation's top concern for the third year in a row. Millennials are also concerned about large scale conflict, wars, and inequality.
Now that we are well into the new Millennium society has begun to recognize serious concerns with issues that kids have to deal with today. Some issues have always been there but are now coming to the eyes of the public to find solutions. Other issues are new trends as society begins to adapt to a faster pace of life. Below are the top 10 issues facing our youth today.
NPTEL – Humanities and Social Sciences – Indian Society : Issues and Problems Joint initiative of IITs and IISc – Funded by MHRD Page 1 of 7 Module 2 Illiteracy, Poverty, Unemployment and Population Growth Lecture 11 Unemployment in India: Features, Types, Causes and Consequences Unemployment occurs when a person who is actively searching for employment is unable to find work ...
Thus, the problem in society that causes juvenile delinquency, in accordance with this theory, is a lack of legitimate means of achieving what society deems most important: money. Merton believes that that majority of people will conform to the cultural goal and the institutionalized means to achieve it.
Effects of Alcoholism on Society at Large. The damaging effects of alcohol abuse are not limited to the person who drinks nor to those closest to them. Alcohol abuse is linked to many social ills including: Sexual assaults against acquaintances. Drunk driving accidents that result in strangers losing their lives.