In light of disparate impacts of COVID-19 itself and the social and economic fallout of the pandemic, research should concentrate on widening inequalities in fertility and family well-being, and their relationship to health disparities.
Births fell more in January/February in those counties with more COVID-19 cases, and those with more mobility limitation, through the end of last May.
Nothing against watching it, but it's not good.
Like A Family is a fascinating, enjoyable read, full of thought-provoking analysis and a lot of rich stories, with detailed scenarios that let the reader consider lots of possibilities, even those not mentioned in the text.
Whether or not sociology is science, we should have transparency, accountability, and a sharing culture in our work. This makes our work better, and also maybe increases our legitimacy in public.
A 3 percent drop in the refined divorce rate for 2018.
Marriage is taking an ever-more prominent place in the social status hierarchy, and now we can add growing mortality inequality, at least among Whites, to that pattern.
You can really do a lot with the common public misperception that divorce is always going up.
Marital Name Change Survey first results and data release.
I just read this Demography paper by Benjamin G. Gibbs, Joseph Workman, and Douglas B. Downey for my work on the new edition of The Family (don't hold your breath, but I'm working on it). It seeks to modify the traditional "resource dilution" model of explaining why children with more siblings end up with lower educational attainment,…