Fragmented Families in Poverty: Looking Back and Stepping Forward
Stewart, Kelly E.
Washington and Lee University, Shepherd Poverty Program
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Kelly E. Stewart is a member of the Class of 2000 of Washington and Lee University.Capstone; [FULL-TEXT FREELY AVAILABLE ONLINE]This paper begins with a theoretical overview of the history, scope, causes, and effects of nonresident fatherhood. We will then explore three roles a father plays in a family: economic, social, and psychological. Finally, we will consider beneficial child support policies and fatherhood programs. [From introductory section]