Reflection Paper

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Reflection Paper

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Sociology: Divorce, Page 1 of 24

Social Effects of Divorce on Children A Paper Requirement in Sociology

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Abstract

Divorce is compared to an epidemic in any society it infiltrates. Currently, it is spreading at an alarming rate. Frequently, offspring are most affected. Various researches on the relationship of divorce and its social effects in children are compared and contrasted by this study. Three researches were scrutinized namely: Parental Study 1993, Institute's Parents and Children after Marriage Breakdown 1992 and Loyola University New Orleans 2006 studies. Aims, methods, recommendations and conclusions of these named researches would be evaluated. This is give us a better view of divorce’s probable societal effects to children as reflected in these studies. Also, we would divulge into the history of divorce and its concepts. These would be connected to the three studies. From this, a thorough investigation would be done. The thesis statement is that there would be disparities among these selected studies due to the time periods, agency which conducted the study, participants, culture and others. The problem statement focuses on the similarities and differences generated in this main study. Moreover, the endeavor is to point out means of conducting a research on specific to a society to have an in-depth understanding on divorce’s consequences to children. In doing so, the succeeding explorations would be improved. Recommendations generated in this examination focus on suggested methods for future studies and highly commended uniform adults’ techniques to help children to cope during the unfortunate event of divorce. In conclusion, societal effects of divorce on children could be lessened with the help of procedures advocated and revealed in this core study.

Sociology: Divorce, Page 3 of 24 Introduction

Divorce is extremely common in today. In fact, one out of every two marriages ends in...