An American paradox: poverty rises but crime falls
More Americans are poor, but fewer of them are suffering the effects of crime, an intriguing fact for social scientists.
20-somethings: emerging adults or just seriously delayed?
More young people are reaching the end of their twenties without
settling into careers and marriage. Is this because of passing social
mores and economic conditions, or because we now have a new stage of
human development called “emerging adulthood”?
Child abuse declines, even during recession
Contrary to what might have been expected during an economic recession,
child abuse declined in the United States in 2008 compared to 2007,
official data shows.
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