Analysis Of Step Father In America By Mary Ann Mason
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In this reading, Mary Ann Mason talks about the polemic surrounding the responsibility of the step father in America. She specifically reviews the recent finding on the everyday social and economic functioning of today’s step families. She also examines current state and federal policies or lack of them in this arena .socially, step father and step child relationships are not emotionally close. (NO RELATIONSHIP) they are most often disengaged and less authoritative. So this, has a consequence on these children which can be:
1. Increase the risk of poor academic, behavior and psychological outcome.
2. Economically, the federal government sets eligibility standards that affect the economic well-being of many step families for example under the