Family Social Problem

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Table 4.1 A4 revealed that suffering from social problems has significant correlation to age with a p value of .040*. This means that social problems are determine by age. As for the findings on this research 11 % of ages 36 to 59 reported that they suffer in social issues within the family. Accordingly, many of social problems of an old age are not directly attributable to biological aging processes but to age-related life transitions that frequently occur in later life such as widowhood and to social policies and social constructions of aging (Benjamin & Estes, 1983; Siedman et.al., 1986, p. 130). Aging itself is often viewed as a process of deterioration and decline (Seidman E. & Rappaport J., p. 131). On this notion, aging are very crucial…show more content…
This means that educational attainment play a vital role in solving social problem within the family. Participants who are primary (14%), elementary (11%), secondary (10%) and tertiary (6%) level reported that they have a social problem. It is noticeable that social problem within the family decreases to those who have higher education compare to primary, elementary and secondary. On other words, women who suffer most in social issues are those who have low education. In view of that, education affects not only the person being educated but also the whole community starting from the family (Turkkahraman, 2012, p. 38). Education is quite significant process generating the basic foundation of socio-economic development(p.38). From education, knowledge comes, and from knowledge a good morally upright individuals will be molded and the tendency of being developed socially is relatively high which will helped individuals to positively respond in a…show more content…
Wherein unemployed (11%) participants greatly suffer from social issues compare to those who are employed (6%), student (1%), and self-employed (0%) participants. Unemployed participants spend a lot of their time inside the home than those who have job. In regards, unemployed workers were twice as likely as their employed counterparts to experience psychological problems (Paul & Moser, 2009; Belle, D. et.al,2016). The stress of unemployment can lead to changes in family relationships and in outcomes for children (Belle, D. & Bullock, H., 2016). As cited by Belle and Bullock(2016), a meta-analysis conducted by Paul and Moser (2009) reinforces the findings that unemployment was associated with depression, anxiety, psychosomatic symptoms, low subjective well-being, and poor self-esteem. This finding suggests that unemployment is one of the root causes why an individual suffer from social problems within the family so that social workers and some organizations should addressed not only helping women in having a business or participate in work force but also intervening the factors that might hinder them to be socially
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