The Glass Castle: Social Issues

By: Alex Nava

Mental Illness

Rose Mary had Borderline personality disorder (BPD). Which is characterized by severe, unstable mood swings, impulsivity and instability, poor self-image and stormy relationships. Rose Mary had BPD because she had mood swings and has weak relationship with Rex.

REBELLION

civil disobedience is a public, non-violent and conscientious breach of law undertaken with the aim of bringing about a change in laws or government policies. Rex Walls exhibited this because he had stolen from numerous of people, had ran away from the cops , and has smoke while driving begin intoxicated
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ALCOHOLISM

Living with an alcoholic is a family affair. Because it subjects all members of a household to constant stress and fears of various kinds, it has often been referred to as a “family illness''. Rex causes his family with stress and fear because when he's drunk, he leaves without coming home in weeks.
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HOMELESSNESS

The Homeless Emergency Assistance and Rapid Transition to Housing could of help out Jeannette and her family because it had an increase in prevention resources and would of help out in getting food.

PARENTING

yes I believe that Rex and Mary should had lost their parental rights because they fail to support or maintain contact with the child.
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EDUCATION

I don't think Jeannette’s parents exhibited educational neglect

because they were smart and they like to go to school and there told it is good to be in school.

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