Articles tagged with children-and-family

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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.

Nancy J. Hirschmann

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

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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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Alan A. Stone

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

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Alan A. Stone

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

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Danelle Morton

Life and Death in a New Orleans Squat

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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.