Given our current economic times, what is the greatest family resource management issue facing American families today?

Assignment Instructions

There will be one academic paper required during the course of the session.  In this paper, answer the following questions:

Given our current economic times, what is the greatest family resource management issue facing American families today?  What evidence is there that this is a problem?  Does this problem affect all families in the same way? What activities are currently under way in this country to address this issue?  How effective are these activities?  How do you believe this issue will change in the next 5 years?

This is a research paper, not an opinion paper.  You should be able to justify every statement in the paper with published material.

  • Use at least three academic, peer-reviewed publications as references. Your paper should be at least 3 full pages, and you should be using headings to address the questions required.
Paper Grading Rubric Possible grade
The paper addresses the issues specified by the assignment 10
The author shows insight and sophistication in thinking and writing 40
At least 3 academic, peer-reviewed publications were used as references 20
Paper was well organized and easy to follow. Paper was the required length, is double-spaced with 1-inch top, bottom, left and right margins, and in Arial or Times New Roman styles, size 10 – 12 font. Cover page, paper body, citations and Reference list were in the correct SPA format. 20
Few to no spelling, grammar, punctuation or other writing structure errors 10
TOTAL 100
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