Articles tagged with children-and-family

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Rebecca Tuhus-Dubrow

Anti-vaxxers need to relax.

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Lelac Almagor

I was still in college the first time someone cried in a parent-teacher conference with me.

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Anne Fausto-Sterling

It is easy, but wrong, to see development in terms of 'genes for X' or a nature/nurture balance.

 
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Judith A. Levine

Welfare policy breeds distrust, which in turn undermines outcomes. Judith A. Levine offers modest proposals for how we can reach the most disadvantaged among us.  

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Charlotte Witt

Is there actually a right to know one’s biogenetic familial origins?

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James J. Heckman

The accident of birth is a principal source of inequality in America today. American society is dividing into skilled and unskilled, and the roots of this division lie in early childhood experiences.

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Rebecca Tuhus-Dubrow

Elisabether Badinter blames "naturalism" for all-consuming motherhood, but she leaves the real culprits off the hook.

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George Packer

Out of the shadow of a wall 15 feet away a pair of men emerged and blocked the sidewalk. 

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Alan A. Stone

Reviewing Deepa Mehta's Water.

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Nancy J. Hirschmann

Stay-at-home mothering is bad for mothers, their kids, and women’s equality.