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Incidence, nature, and causes of single-parent families in a slum area of Bombay

Incidence, nature, and causes of single-parent families in a slum area of Bombay

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Published by Unit for Family Studies, Tata Institute of Social Sciences in Bombay .
Written in English


About the Edition

Study on data gathered from Rama Bai Ambedkar Nagar.

Edition Notes

StatementShalini Bharat.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMicrofiche 87/60028 (H)
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationxi, 183 p.
Number of Pages183
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2513482M
LC Control Number87906735

The increase of single parent families: An examination of causes DAVID G. BAKER Associate Professor of Political Science, Kent State University, Stark Campus, Canton, Ohio , U.S.A. Over the past three decades the number of children born out-of-wedlock has increased dramatically, from , in to 1,, in (Department.   “A Weak Embrace: Popular and Scholarly Depictions of Single-Parent Families, ” Journal of Marriage And Family 71(2) 9. On conservative foundation support for traditional-family-is-good research, see a few of my posts here, here, here, and here. Nagin Daniel S., Francis T. Cullen and Cheryl Lero Jonson.

  The Slums of Kolkata, a very interesting proposition for study, so many organizations have worked for so many years in the slums of Kolkata for its development, but still there is a lot to do, this study is also a small part of that big effort for betterment of people living in slums, and more than anything this study will try to raise more questions which are worth following for answers. Mumbai, city, capital of Maharashtra state, southwestern India. It is the country’s financial and commercial centre and its principal port on the Arabian Sea. Located on Maharashtra’s coast, Mumbai is India’s most-populous city, and it is one of the largest and most densely populated urban areas in.

  Single parenthood is increasingly common in Western societies but only little is known about its long-term effects. We therefore studied life satisfaction among individuals (ages 18–66 years) who spent their entire childhood with a single mother, individuals who spent part of their childhood with both parents but then experienced parental separation, individuals who .   The present study set out to examine the relationship between marital status, poverty and depression in a sample of inner-city women. Single and married mothers were followed up over a 2-year period during which time rates of psychosocial risk factors, onset of depression and experience of chronic episodes were measured.


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Incidence, nature, and causes of single-parent families in a slum area of Bombay Download PDF EPUB FB2

The following are the common causes of single parenting: 1. Divorce - Single parenting due to divorce means that the divorced single parent will have the primary custody of the child or children.

The single parent will do the major obligation of raising the child or children but the other parent can still be involved in the family.

Common causes of single parenting include breakdown of parental relationship, an individual choosing to have a child without a partner (prior to conception or birth), death of a parent, incarceration of a parent.

How it affects children depends on the root cause. My parents separated and divorced when I was quite young. Dharavi is a locality in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India, considered to be one of Asia's largest slums. Dharavi has an area nature just over square kilometres ( sq mi; acres) and a population of about 1, With a population density of over ,/km 2 (,/sq mi), Dharavi is one of the most densely populated areas in the world.

The Dharavi slum was founded in during the City: Mumbai. () reported that there are currentlysingle-parent families in this target area. Of those single-parent families, there areheaded by a female headed by a male. Of the total number of single-parent households in this area, % (80,) live below : Nicole Howell.

The evidence, however, does not show that family disruption is the principal cause of high school failure, poverty, and delinquency. While 19 percent of all children drop out of high school, the dropout rate for children in two-parent families is 13 : Sara Mclanahan.

Best source for child and family well-being Incidence in the United States. National, state, county, congressional district, and city data. Economic well-being, education, health, family structure, and community data. Data by race, sex by age. KIDS COUNT Data Book. Children who have single parents will also have many supporters.

Most cases, the extended family members will play a unique role in a child’s life. Single parents who do not live with their extended families will try participating in community groups which may include single parent support groups, synagogues and churches.

Mumbai (English: / m ʊ m ˈ b aɪ /, Marathi: ; colloquially known as Bombay / b ɒ m ˈ b eɪ /, the official name until ) is the capital city of the Indian state of ing to United Nations, as ofMumbai is the most populous city in the country and the seventh-most populous city in the world with a population of roughly 20 million.

As per Indian government. According to the Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics Forum (), nearly 30 percent of children were part of a single-parent family in single parent family before reaching age Recent evidence suggests that children from single parent families do less well, on average, than children who live with both of their parents.

These findings do not mean that ev-ery child growing up in a single parent family will do worse than a similarly-situated child in a two-parent family. Chronic non-communicable and communicable diseases like hypertension, diabetes, intentional and unintentional injuries, tuberculosis, rheumatic heart disease, and HIV infection are recognized to exist in slums because of the late complications of these diseases that the formal health sector sees and deals with.

Slum dwellers’ families have been categorized in to four types of l iving units: single family, mess, nuclear an d joint family. The survey report of reveals that peo ple live in The incidence rates reported from India are comparable with developed countries and lower than most of the developing countries which ranged from to per 1, per year.[10,81] Saha et al., reported an incidence rate of per 1, per year from a 5-year longitudinal study in rural West Bengal, which was quite similar to the incidence.

Causes and Effects of Single-parent Families Single-parent family CONTENT 1 in 4 children CAUSES - Introduction - Statistics about single-parent family - Causes - Effects DIVORCE (Alamy, ) 15% DEATH Single parent families (Walker, ) 81% WHY.

Single mother families EARLY. The following are the common causes of single parenting: 1. Divorce – Single parenting due to divorce means that the divorced single parent will have the primary custody of the child or children.

The single parent will do the major obligation of raising the child or children but the other parent can still be involved in the family. Single-parent families can no longer be viewed as nontraditional families.

More than 25% of American families are headed by either a mother or a father. As more single-parent families have appeared on the American landscape, interest has grown as to the effect of single-parent households on children’s well-being.

A slum is usually a highly populated urban residential area consisting mostly of closely packed, decrepit housing units in a situation of deteriorated or incomplete infrastructure, inhabited primarily by impoverished persons.

Although slums, especially in America, are usually located in urban areas, in other countries they can be located in suburban areas where housing quality is low and.

In MayVice President Dan Quayle suggested that a breakdown of the nuclear family was among the causes of recent riots in Los Angeles in which over fifty people had died.

"I believe the lawless social anarchy which we saw is directly related to the breakdown of family structure, personal responsibility and social order in too many areas.

One single-parent family in poverty is one too many, but according to the U.S Census data, poverty isn't the norm for most single-parent families.

Nonetheless, the poverty rate for single-parent families was 10% higher than the U.S. average, according to the Census. Additionally. Amending its perverse incentives and deleterious effects on the family would require reforms not only in welfare law, but also in family law, property.

A recent survey has revealed that about 33 per cent of the slum population in Bombay was a working one.

The average income per household is Rs. while the income per worker is Rs. Strangely enough three per cent of the household having an income of Rs. 1, and above live in slums.Poverty.

Single-parent households are more likely to have less income as compared to households with two adult earners. In a study appearing in “The Future of Children,” Adam Thomas, Ph.D., and Isabel Sawhill state that single-parent families may benefit from incentives like tax cuts and child support, but they still earn less than two-parent families.SINGLE-PARENT FAMILIES AND THEIR IMPACT ON CHILDREN: A STUDY OF AMASSOMA COMMUNITY IN To find out if boys other than girls appear to have significantly greater incidence of problems in single parent homes.

Reports of studies in the area of single parenting, its causes and consequences on children are examined.