Life without Father

@inproceedings{Popenoe2012LifeWF,
  title={Life without Father},
  author={David Popenoe},
  year={2012}
}
  • David Popenoe
  • Published 2012
The increasing percentage of children living apart from their natural fathers is an unpredicted, and not widely discussed, trend. Fatherlessness is a major force behind many disturbing U.S. social problems. The institution of marriage acts as culture's chief vehicle to bind men to their children. The absence of fathers from children's lives is one of the most important causes of problems related to children's well-being such as increasing rates of juvenile violent crime, depression and eating… CONTINUE READING

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