The author argues that the current sharp increase in the proportion of unsocialized youth is primarily due to overburdened, incompetent, or sociopathic parenting.
Because socialization, like language-learning, occurs in early childhood, the only solution to this problem is to provide alternative rearing environments for high-risk children.
Parental training, adoption, professionalized foster care, group homes, and boarding schools are components of the necessary infrastructure.
The best longterm solution, parental licensure, might become politically feasible once voters come to fully understand the costs to the children, and to the commonweal, of the tradition that places procreative rights at the head of the list of human rights.
Mots-clés Pascal : Relation parent enfant, Comportement parental, Facteur risque, Trouble comportement social, Gestation, Criminalité, Analyse coût, Milieu familial, Environnement social, Adolescent, Homme, Enfant, Intimité
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Parent child relation, Parental behavior, Risk factor, Social behavior disorder, Pregnancy, Criminality, Cost analysis, Family environment, Social environment, Adolescent, Human, Child
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 97-0233625
Code Inist : 002B18H07. Création : 11/06/1997.