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How do you think that the family can help combat social problems of today?

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  • Essay length: 953 words
  • Submitted: 11/12/2006
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GCSE Child Development

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Social problems are very abundant today. Especially in The Bahamas where thefts, murders, and others occur almost every day.

Most social problems all derive from the family household. Considering its great standing in today's world shouldn't the family be almost perfect? Shouldn't it stay intact until its death? Don't we all want a clean, socially adapted country?

Surely, the answer to these questions is yes. So, what can the family do to bring about this change we all desire and need? There are several ways, both psychologically and physically.

Environment

The environment that a family lives in says a lot about the way it operates and, more than likely, how it will end up. In The Bahamas if we go places like Kemp Road etc. we don't think very highly of the families and 'thugs' that live there do we? This is what I am trying to imply. If families that wanted to be free from troubles and social problems they should find a better environment. Say some may not be able to afford it. From this point of view they are forced to stay where they are. But letting

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