Single Parent Families Vs. Two Parent Homes

3398 Words Sep 26th, 2014 14 Pages
Alberta Merriweather
September 5, 2014
CRJS 490

Single parent homes vs. two parent homes to
The increase of Juvenile delinquency

It is not uncommon for a child in today’s society to be raised in a single-parent household Compared to peers in intact families, adolescents in single-parent families and stepfamilies seem more likely to engage in delinquency as I research. This relationship appears to be operating through differences in family processes parental involvement, supervision, monitoring, and parent child closeness—between intact and non-intact families and peers living in traditional intact families (two married-biological parents), youths living in two-biological-parent blended families, two biological- parent cohabiting families, biological mother- stepfather families, biological-mother cohabiting partner families, biological-mother only families, biological father-cohabiting partner families, biological-father-only families, grandparent only families, and foster families engaged, on average, in higher levels of antisocial behavior.
These practices are contemplated by (Parke, 2003)youth 's sexual orientation, race, age, private status and family environment that are extending from fleeing from home, being suspended from school, substance misuse to carrying out minor property wrongdoing, taking part in vicious conduct, and getting to be captured. Single parent families are more prone to participate in reprobate acts including genuine property wrongdoings…
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