THE EFFECT OF BROKEN HOME ON CHILD DEVELOPMENT
(CASE STUDY: ISOKO SOUTH L.G.A. OF DELTA STATE)
SCHOOL OF PRIMARY EDUCATION.
DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL STUDIES
FEDERAL COLLEGE EDUCATION (TECHNICAL)
P.M.B 11, RIVERS STATE
TABLE OF CONTENTvi
1.0 Background of the Study
2.1 State of the Problems
2.2 Purpose of the Study
2.3 Research Questions
2.4 Scope of the Study
2.5 Significance of the Study
2.6 Definition of Terms
3.7 The concept of Marriage, Divorce and Home
3.8 The concept of Child Growth and Development
3.9 Child Growth and Development Patterns
3.10 The effects of Broken Home on Child Development
* Causes of Broken Home
* The Primary causes of Broken Hoes
* The Secondary Causes of Broken Home
* How Broken Home affect child Development
* Effects of bad environment on Academic Performance of a child CHAPTER THREE
4.11 Design of the Study
4.12 Population of the Study
4.13 Sample and Sampling Techniques
4.14 Formula Presentation
4.15 Development and Administration of Instrument
4.16 Data Analysis
4.0 Introductory Analysis
5.17 Analysis of Questionnaires
Table I: Pattern of Questionnaire Distribution according to Tribes Table II: Pattern of Questionnaire Distribution Highlighting Percentage
5.0 Summary of findings
6.19 Suggestion for further studies
This Project is dedicated to the first and the foremost King of Kings and Lord of Lords, for giving me the enablement, privilege and sound health throughout the period of the Project Research. I, also wish to dedicate this Project to my beloved baby boy Master Prince Obi Nwaikiri Junior. And my beloved Late Father Chief Lucky Utuwari Obogo of blessed memory, for undying affection, upbringing and dreams towards me right from when I was a child.
I thank God Almighty for DREAM COMING TRUE.
I wish to sincerely acknowledge the support, contributions and encouragement of my beloved husband Prince Obi Nwaikiri throughout the period of this Project Research.
I won’t forget to acknowledge or express my profound gratitude to my beloved mother Mrs. Mercy Utuwari Obogo and my brothers and my only sister.
My greatest appreciation goes to Lord Almighty for the energy, sustainability and financial provision in completing this Project Research. TO GOD BE THE GLORY.
1.0. BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY
A broken home may be classified as a situation whereby the mutual understanding, unity and the power to manage or accommodate that, which bind the family together is gone. In most cases, the couples may live separately or together but not as husband and wife any longer. This may result to physical, emotional, psychological or martial separation of the couples. As we know, home is a place where family lives and the family consist basically of parents, a husband and wife or wives and children. If there will be a home, there must be a husband and wife, the relationship between husband and wife, exist when a man and a woman have legally agreed to live together for better for worse till death do them part. In some ethnic groups in Nigeria, marriage comes before family. Marriage is a sacred institution divinely ordained by God as recorded in the book of (Gen. 2:21-22).
Child birth and rearing is one of the basic reasons for marriage, without a child, the home may not be complete and the marriage also may be said not to be successful according to African idealogy. Nevertheless, a broken home and a...