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Effects of Social Class on Families

Identify community and neighborhood factors that influence and affect family units and discuss how can family structure, function, and process be affected by disadvantaged or negatively affected social class status.

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One community factor that can influence and affect family units, is the crime rate within a given community or neighbourhood. The crime rate can affect family units due to the fact that an increased crime rate will make everyday living much more stressful due to the fact that family members must be constantly on the lookout for criminal activity within their communities. This increased level of stress may ...