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.…
I tried to balance mostly recent books and articles, qualitative and quantitative, review pieces and empirical studies.
A few recent observations shared on my Mastodon account.
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Free will exists even in an eternal universe in which all the possible time-space realities “already” “exist.” The question is which futures will we join.
Androgyny is still climbing rapidly and I thought you needed to know that right away.
A higher status marriage system is a smaller, slower, and more stable marriage system.
The Adele in the video has no relationships other than her "team" at work and her financial advisor. She fills the void with the endless emptiness of a self unchained.
I'm working on the fourth edition of The Family, and since it's an "accessible, data-driven introduction to contemporary sociological thinking on families," I figured I'd share a few figures I worked on for the chapter on social class and poverty. 1. Parents' education and educational attainment. The General Social Survey asks people what their parents'…
43 current or ongoing surveys, with microdata from individual/household/family units of analysis, with US samples, publicly available data (some with permission required). More or less.