That's the question for the "Institute" for "Family" "Studies" and The "Ethics" and Public Policy "Center," regarding their new report, and the accompanying NY Times op-ed promo piece. The Times's op-ed illustrator had the good sense at least to make their Leave It to Beaver graphic tongue-in-cheek: In contrast, the report itself featured an extremely…
Continue reading ➞ What your stock photo family says about your tired, regressive ideology
The one chilling reason why nursing aides earn less than driver/sales workers.
Graduate students making exciting discoveries in the library. As scholars, how do we decide what to work on? If you have a job and a boss and they assign you to a project, setting your agenda is relatively straightforward. But if you are a graduate student or academic researcher, with control over your time and…
Continue reading ➞ The Three C’s for picking your research topic
From personal care aides to lawyers for women, from cooks to engineers for men: Divorce rates by occupation and gender.
Inequality is increasingly at the core of the ASA.
I pulled together a few charts for a presentation on demographic trends, including Israel / Palestine. It follows my post from 5 years ago, when I concluded that, "Israel’s trajectory is unsustainable in more ways than one." These use data from the UN, Israeli Central Bureau of Statistics, World Bank, and Israel Democracy Institute. 1.…
Continue reading ➞ A little Israel / Palestine demography
I tried to balance mostly recent books and articles, qualitative and quantitative, review pieces and empirical studies.
In Enoch City, it's important to bear witness to the fact that the system absolutely failed those innocent children and let them be murdered by the very man they had tried to warn the police about.
(Why does Google call these "visually similar images" when it's obviously grouping them based on the surrounding text as well?) There are a number of sources showing a decline in sexual frequency among American adolescents and adults. Here are a few trends that I gathered as I write the update for the 4th edition of…
Continue reading ➞ Americans are having sex less often
A few recent observations shared on my Mastodon account.