society Without A Father, there has been a progressive loss of the fathers authority and diminution of his power in the family and over the family. Some see their fathers once and a while, yet a growing few don't even see them at all.
Blankenhorn argues that America is facing not just the loss of fathers, but also the erosion of the ideal of fatherhood. Marriage and the nuclear familymother, father, and childrenare the most kennedy, John Fitzgerald universal social institutions in existence. Consider what has happened to children. It frequently resembles an apprenticeship or teaching relationships, and emphasizes often teamwork and competitive testing of abilities. According to one expert, Children who roughhouse with their fathers. In most welfare offices, fathers are not invited to case planning meetings, and when a home visitor is greeted at the door by a man, she often asks to speak with the mother. Starting with pregnancy and labor and delivery most appointments are set up for mothers and held at times when fathers work. Macnamara says that over 30 of all discussion in the media of male sexuality was in relation to pedophilia, and males heterosexuality associated with masculinity is seen as violent, aggressive and dominating.
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