More Americans are poor, but fewer of them are suffering the effects of crime, an intriguing fact for social scientists.
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”?
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.