Essay on Single Parenting Is On The Rise And Effects

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Introduction Single Parenting is on the rise and has a negative stigma against mothers that give birth out of wedlock or raising children after a bitter divorce (Strong & Cohen, 2014, p. 510). Most mothers go into a relationship in hopes of raising their children with the father in the household. The stereotype that is said about single parenting is that they live in poverty because of lack of education, which in turn, cannot get a good paying job. Children that live in underdeveloped neighborhoods will not succeed academically. Black adolescence males are either in gangs, institutionalized, or dead; however, it is possible for Black adolescence males living in a low income single parent family to achieve greatness by overcoming the impossible. The purpose of the research paper is to show that it is possible that single mothers are effective in raising successful Black adolescence males in education regardless of their demographics and their financial status. In the research paper the data being used is quantitative, qualitative, and secondary sources from books and journal articles to support my hypothesis.
Literature Review A study has been found that, “few studies have considered how the increase in single-parent households may have affected children’s educational achievement at the population level” (Amato, Patterson, & Beattie, 2015, p. 191). Strong and Cohen (2014) asserts that, “In the four decades from 1970 to 2011, the percentage of children living in…

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