The Effects Of Raising Children On An Urban Environment

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Name: Efe Arslangiray Instructor: Prof. Shawn Dowiak Course: WRT-101-006N Date: 10/24/2014 The Effect of Raising Children in an Urban Environment versus Agrarian Environment Many parents ask themselves a question whether there is a difference in raising their children in urban or rural areas. And therefore, what are the advantages and disadvantages of rural and urban environment. The life quality is one of the major factors to consider while comparing rural and urban living. That is why the main task to be made when talking about advantages and disadvantages of urban versus rural life is evaluating such important factors as health and employment possibilities, presents and quality of educational institutions, coast of living, diversity, choice issues, etc. Although, rural environment offer a wide range of benefits, the urban environment has much more to offer children and their caregivers. Social problems, such as family poverty, unemployment, crime, discrimination, drug abuse, and poor health care exist in every setting, whether urban, suburban or rural. These problems affect children development and may become a profound obstacle for their growth. That is why understanding all the negative factors of the area of living is vital for parents who want successfully raise their children. Despite the negative factors of living in urban environment, there are a great number of positive sides that affect the life quality of people who live in urban cities. Perhaps, the

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