Articles tagged with children-and-family

Charlotte Witt

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

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.

Nancy J. Hirschmann

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

Rebecca Tuhus-Dubrow

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

Alan A. Stone

Asghar Farhadi’s A Separation portrays an Iranian divorce under sharia law with sensitivity and pathos.

Alan A. Stone

Swinton gives her all to the martyred victim in We Need to Talk about Kevin.

Danelle Morton

Life and Death in a New Orleans Squat

Nancy F. Cott

Marriage has not been one unchanging institution over time. Features that once seemed essential and indispensable proved otherwise.

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Alan A. Stone

Alan Stone reviews Michael Haneke's The White Ribbon.

Maureen N. McLane

Sex Education in the United States.