Fatherless America

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LaVonica Newell Ms. Robinson English 105-20 14 April 2014 Annotated Bibliography Bouma, Donald H. “Children Who Grew Up in Fatherless Households Complete Fewer Years of Schooling Than Others.” Family Planning Prospective 20.3 (1988): 148-149. JStor. Web. 12 April 2014. Children who grow up in a fatherless home have a tendency to lose education. It surveys four groups: white men, white women, black men, and black women. White men lose education and then black men however white women lose more education than black women. Indicating the cause of this is because of the lack of financial resources. Being in a single parent home the parent will have to work hard to take care of the more important things. Some will not be the only child so…show more content…
Mavis, Hetherington E. “Effects of Father Absence.” Developmental Psychology 7.3 (1972): 313-326. PsycARTICLES. Web 5 April 2014. “Effects of Father Absence” focuses on daughters and their behaviors based on their situation. If the mother and father are divorced, the daughter will seek attention from men, early heterosexual behavior, and nonverbal communication, such as openness. A daughter dealing with the death of the father is completely opposite. She will avoid any communication and restraint from males. It also says that early separation from fathers has move severe effects. McLanahan, Sara; Tach, Laura; & Schneider, Daniel. “The Causal Effects of Father Absence.” Annual Review of Sociology 39.1 (2013): 399-427. Academic Search Premier. Web. 5 April 2014. This article tells about the experiments on the student that has been tested without fathers. It gives statistics about the students’ innovative research designs. The following studies includes: using lagged dependent variable models, growth curve models, individual fixed effects models, sibling fixed effect models, natural experiments, and propensity score matching models. The author tells that these designs find negative effects from the students, however they are smaller. The evidence is consistent for educations, emotions, and health. Metzler, Carol W. “The Social Context for Risky Sexual Behavior Among Adolescents.” Journal of Behavior
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