Essay on Social Issues Within Society : A Social Issue

1452 Words May 10th, 2015 null Page
Over the years of modernisation, researchers have continued to examine and develop the theories that consist within society. (REFERENCE). Social issues within society are becoming a key concern in the research of how society functions. These social issues are best described as situations that cause a problem or complication within society, (Best, 2013). This piece will analyse a certain area of the social environment in which numerous complications have occurred and consequently it has been created a social issue. The social issue being discussed within its history, complications, and modernised views and consequences is the broad topic of family dysfunction.
According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, the definition states that in order to classify a family, it must consist of two or more people, where at least one person must be above the age of eighteen and must share a common value of either one of the following, marriage,…. (Habisis, 2012). It is quite plain to see that since the start of the nuclear family expectations, how diverse and ever-growing a family is in the twenty first century (Poole, 0000) For example, the decline in fertility means that families doesn’t necessarily mean children are included into what is considered family, but a family of only two members is now considered as a family. Although this new classification of family has broadened and viewed as a more positive outlook on families, it is also important to examine the underlying issues…

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