Excerpt from the papers read before the Health Congress of the Royal Society of Health at Eastbourne, 30 April-4 May, 1973.
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Children of single-parent families suffer measurable harm. But the problems of the family are far more complex than the popular debate often suggests. In , when Dan Quayle condemned the television character Murphy Brown for giving birth out of wedlock, he reopened an old debate that quickly became highly : Sara Mclanahan. Dear Mr. Henshaw, by Beverly Cleary If you have older kids who don’t need a hand-holding book about divorce or single parents, try picking up a copy of Dear Mr. Beverly Cleary classic focuses on the relationship between a boy, Leigh, and his favorite author, but it also represents single parent families, as Leigh’s parents have recently split and his father is not : Samantha Darby. But, considering the rhetoric about single parenting, I was struck by how few of the children of single mothers had substance problems — percent — and how similar the number was for the. single parent family before reaching age Recent evidence suggests that children from single parent families do less well, on average, than children who live with both of their parents. These findings do not mean that ev-ery child growing up in a single parent family will do worse than a similarly-situated child in a two-parent Size: KB.
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in single-parent households, as compared to 16 percent of children worldwide. Children in Asia and the Middle East are least likely and children in the Americas, Europe, and Oceania are most likely to live in a single-parent-family household. Single-parent families are among the fastest-growing family type in the United States and comprise. History. Single parenthood has been common historically due to parental mortality rate due to disease, wars and maternal ical estimates indicate that in French, English, or Spanish villages in the 17th and 18th centuries at least one-third of children lost one of their parents during childhood; in 19th-century Milan, about half of all children lost at least one parent by age Using data from the Current Population Survey, the authors find that between and , median family income rose 30 percent for married Author: Avik Roy. Sheila Tofield tells her moving true story about being a single mother in s Britain, in The Unmarried Mother. 'A searing, honest testimony' Lesley Pearse Sheila grew up in Rotherham, the daughter of an uncaring mother who made her believe she was useless, stupid and - most painfully of all /5().