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    Details: Many experts cite the weakening of the family as one of the causes for some of the problems that society faces today. Do you agree? In your paper, include the following information:

    Identify important or significant changes in families since 1960. What factors are responsible for this change?
    On the balance, are families becoming weaker or simply different? What evidence can you cite?
    If you agree with the experts, what proposals do you have to strengthen the family?
    If you disagree with experts, why?

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    Hello. I provide the following to assist you.

    I think that the weakening of the family is one of the causes for some of the problems that face society today. I believe this because there are so many problems with the way that society is. Part of the reasoning behind this is that there are so many single parents. Many times young men have no fathers to help them formulate the way that a responsible adult should act. This has caused many young men especially to retreat to negativity.

    Further, many changes have occurred since the 1960s. Some of these factors include an increase in single parent homes, many two parent households have both parents working, as opposed to the mother remaining at home to take care of the children. Because of this, unfortunately, many children spend much of their time in day care centers with workers, as opposed to a parent. Furthermore, there is a lot of teenagers having children. This, in many cases means that grandparents are raising their grandchildren as if they were their own children. Unfortunately, this leaves the young individuals ...

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    This solution provides an explanation of the changes in the family core.