One phrase, nearly a shibboleth, becomes inevitable when "fatherlessness
" is being discussed.
When I wrote an article in the The Washington Times in 2017--"The Social Costs of Fatherlessness
: Fearing Racial Undertones, Politicians Ignore the Devastation"--I received many comments, but none from any political principals.
The crisis caused by a rise in fatherlessness
also explains a noticeable shift in youth culture.
It's so frustrating because I've heard so many disparaging comments and jokes about women and girls with 'daddy issues.'" Oredein said it made her want to further explore the role that fatherlessness
has on women and girls, and its various implications.
(168.) The Consequences of Fatherlessness
, Nat'L Ctr.
This trend suggests that the unformed family has replaced the divorced family as the paradigmatic modality of American fatherlessness
Concerning the father figures, researchers have identified the motif of fatherlessness
, following the fathers' heroic deaths in the war, the directors associating thus the figure of the father with the suffering of war, crimes and prisons (34).
Lost Fathers: The Politics of Fatherlessness
"There are certainly socio-economic reasons, but there are also the moral reasons: the breakdown of the traditional family, a culture of fatherlessness
, gang violence as a way of belonging."
Renowned criminologist Dr Martin Glynn, who has written widely on young black men and fatherlessness
, AWF young ambassador Ben Osu and Rainhill High School headteacher John Pout will also speak.
Over the years, however, it has become increasingly clear that fatherlessness
is a dominant lens through which Obama views not just himself but also the nation's black men and boys at large.
correlates strongly with a range of negative life outcomes--but single mothers often heroically raise children who go on to very successful lives.