Pride and Prejudice at 200
| 31 January 2013
The romantic appeal of the novel is, of course, at odds with its outmoded gender paradigm.
The surprising mental health effects of gender equality parenting
When parents embrace the ideal of gender equality, their children enjoy the best possible mental health. They must. All the progressive commentators say so.
There is no “Nordic model” of childcare
There is a Norwegian and a Finnish model offering a choice of daycare or a homecare allowance, and there is the Swedish model offering only daycare with no national homecare allowance.
Dad’s names in Spain are on the wane
Some places might be tiring of it
but in Spain the gender revolution rolls on. The socialist government’s
latest move is to legislate against the priority traditionally given to
the father’s surname in birth registers.
Gen Y not so keen on gender equality
An Australian study has set the traditional-role-division cat among the
gender equality pigeons: the tide of opinion seems to have swung against
the feminist ideal of an equal division of domestic and market work
between husbands and wives.
Family Edge looks at news and trends affecting the family in the light of human dignity. Our focus is the inspiring, creative, humorous, annoying, ridiculous, and dangerous ideas in the evening news. Send tips and brainwaves to the editor, Tamara Rajakariar, at tamara.rajakariar@ mercatornet.com