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Latch-key children hi i need some information on latch-key children for my argumentative essay anyone can help?  

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I agree that there are many different issues one could study in regards to latch-key children. Keeping the wonderful suggestions above, I would also suggest that you could examine different areas and the behaviors seen by the children located in these areas (rural and urban).

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Another point you might want to include is the change of context. In the past there were many more kids left at home. Bow it seems that the world has changed very few kids are left at home. Is this due to a world that is worse? Or is this due to a greater sense of fear? Does the media have a role to play in creating fear? In particular, the role of perceived fear might be an interesting angle.

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My experience was very similar to that of bullgatortail, except that it was my dad who passed away early. Being a latch-key kid can sometimes make you more appreciative of how hard your parent(s) work(s). Few people leave their kids at home simply to go out and enjoy themselves (at least this is what I would like to think).

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