For faltering families the marital relationship is the most important locus: marriage counseling or marital couple therapy may be useful. For families with more serious problems, self-help groups such as Alcoholics Anonymous, Parents Without Partners, and Parents Anonymous are available in most communities. Child psychiatrists deal with the range of child, adolescent, and family problems. The fit
Amy Tan is the Chinese-American woman writer who mainly highlights the issues faced by the Chinese immigrant community in United States, which is completely different society. Tan tries to bring out the conflicts that arise due to this landscape of geographical immigration of the Chinese family and these immigrants battle to establish their unique identity; search for their family relationships and bonding of one generation to another. Tan points out the issues that underlie the bonding between the traditional Chinese mother and the Americanized daughters. Also, she deliberately establishes the shape of women’s lives in patriarchal cultures. Tan’s novels, clearly tells about the bonding and relationships in the family.
This research paper has been able to adequately shown that the causes of delinquency; how teachers must be able to assist and recognize children who are at risk of falling into the category of delinquent early before they become part of the criminal system. How Communities and neighbourhood could assist in raising a child. Police Officers and the role they should play in terms of programmes and support groups. Howard N. Synder 2008, states that parents should be aware of and accept responsibility for their children upbringing. That they should be able to show how the church and several organizations have a strong influence in maintaining a stable social relationship.
Shi argues that the change in preference does not mean that the society is feminized. Instead, many elderly parents tend to emphasize an emotional bond, particularly with their daughters. One of the reasons for the increase in the importance of the emotional bond between parents and their children is the transformation of post-marital residence from “patrilocal to neolocal among newly-wed couples” (p.351). Unlike the marriage and residence form in the past, now, most of the new couples are living with neither groom’s family nor the bride’s
The next important factor that contributes to marital adjustment is the duration of marriage i.e the time that the couple has spent together so far. Effect of duration of marriage will be explored in the light of prevalent literature ( Awe,1996) that here is a significant difference in marital adjustment of long married and recently married spouses. In our society it has been commonly observed that after marriage, the most vital factor to marital adjustment is having children. Child birth is observed to be a very important feature which ties up the bond between a husband and wife. Childless couples face more stress in society as compared to the one who have children in early years of their marriage so effect of having children or not will also be explored in both working and non working women in the present
“Multiple Intelligences” written by Christel Geralyn Gomes discussed Howard Gardner's theory of multiple intelligences and the significance of a parent’s role in helping the child develop in the different areas, not merely focusing on the academic aspect. Geralyn also emphasised on the large influence that parents have over their child. However in Singapore’s context, the country only focuses on the logical and verbal aspects of learning, instead of all the other intelligences. Next, Angel Drewgus talked about the differences between ‘giftedness’ and ‘talent’ and the different tests one can send his child for to confirm is his child is gifted. It also adds how parents can help the child use his gift/talent to the fullest.
The family is defined as a group of persons directly linked by kin connections, established either through marriage or lines of decent, where the adult members resume responsibility for caring for children (Thirumaran, 2014). A popular debate within the World Sociology concerns the current status of the family, whether it is either dead or in a state of constant transition. Whereas some Sociologist argue that family is dead in the current society, this view is disputed by those who contend that family now undergoes a state of constant transition, concurrently with the changes in society. In the context of Singapore, the view that the family is in a state of constant transition holds true as families are still seen as important institutions,
Previously it was known that Korea lived under strict patriarchy formulating gender roles for males and females. This film was released after the Korean War, which was a time where hundreds of people were suffering. It was also at this time that modernization was taking place and Western values and views were starting to appear in Korea. South Korea as well a lot of other Asian countries lived by Confucian values. Despite Confucianism losing most its power in the state, it still was a foundation for a lot of values and ethics that define social stability and hierarchy when it came to gender relations, work, and family life (Kim & Finch 43).
The thing is how we can cope up in this world full of judgments. Nevertheless, being in a family with a biological parent and step father or mother is different from one another. It can be a good idea or not at all. We are all aware that a parent is a caregiver of their offspring by their own species. Ideally parent act as filters, who will guide their children and teaching them to avoid the tempting trash.
Most of the studies done in the Philippines were more of further researches of the causes and alternative treatments but lacks on how Filipino families take care of their children with Down syndrome. This study fills the gap by focusing on the experiences of Filipino families—both parents and siblings—in taking care of the children with Down syndrome in the area of their challenges, coping skills and personal insights as a family. The study explores the following questions: (1) What are the perspectives of Filipino families about Down Syndrome? (2) What are the challenges do Filipino families have to overcome and deal with? (3) What are the positive moments they experienced in looking after the family member with Down syndrome?