I have read so many articles, journals and books on the disappearance of marriage from our culture. It is a fact that more an more couples are choosing cohabitation over marriage. 358 more words
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Here are three ideas I disagree with:
1. Most people aren’t smart enough to make going to college worth it.
Maybe the best-known purveyor of this idea is… 836 more words
The other day I criticized Brad Wilcox and Bob Lerman for claiming that increasing marriage would reduce inequality. In that post I passed up the chance to reinforce a lesson about misleading claims regarding selection and unobserved factors by members of the right-wing family social science community. 799 more words
Diatribe first, then critique.
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Had marriage rates not declined substantially among parents, many more families would have attained middle-class incomes, and the inequality across families would have increased at a slower rate.