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Family Structure

The family in the era of soulmate marriage

Catherine Ruth Pakaluk | 29 September 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: family structure, soulmate marriage
Can today's unhappiness, inequality and political polarisation be traced to changes in the basic cell of society?

To strengthen schools, start with the family

Carolyn Moynihan | 20 September 2016 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: educational success, family structure

New study finds couples unable to have as many children as they want

Shannon Roberts | 01 September 2016 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: family planning, family structure, population decline

Want a stable family someday? Date intentionally

Amber Lapp | 17 March 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: cohabitation, dating, family structure
We need a cultural movement to rewrite the script for lasting love.

Reducing youth aggression isn’t as easy as “Kumbaya”

Nicole M. King | 11 December 2015 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: family structure, youth violence

Why is America’s youth too fat to fight?

Michael Cook | 09 November 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: family structure, national security, obesity, US Army
A question for GOP candidates in tomorrow's debate.

How strong families help create prosperous states

Anna Sutherland and W. Bradford Wilcox | 26 October 2015 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: economics, family structure

Paying for college: when do parents help most?

Nicole M. King | 27 August 2015 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: college education, family structure

More screening, or more married parents?

Nicole M. King | 06 August 2015 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: adolescent health, depression, family structure, Sweden

China’s forgotten children

Shannon Roberts | 13 July 2015 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: China, demography, family structure

Brave new families: a bedtime story

Carolyn Moynihan | 03 June 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: family structure, parenthood, rights of the child
Though the plot sounds more like a dystopian nightmare.

Troubles tend to multiply for kids in broken families

Carolyn Moynihan | 30 March 2015 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: child wellbeing, crime, family structure, mental illness, substance abuse

A society working for a rich elite?

Shannon Roberts | 23 March 2015 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: demography, family structure, fertility rates, teen pregnancy, women's rights

How Michael Brown’s death really challenges us

Carolyn Moynihan | 27 November 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: black America, family structure, Ferguson
The rage and handwringing will be for nothing if the state of the black family is not addressed.

For richer, for poorer: the difference marriage makes to family fortunes

Carolyn Moynihan | 04 November 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: family structure, marriage culture, poverty
If we care about the poor we ought to care about marriage.

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