I don’t know how I missed this one, from two Valentine’s Days ago… For an introductory methods course discussion on: when does something cause something else. Question: Are happier couples happier? Some writers think so: Washington Post: The Groupon effect: Can date-night deals save your marriage? Huffington Post: Date Nights: They Make Your Marriage Work Inquisitr: Date Nights…
A guest post by Kristi Williams addresses marriage-promotion misinformation.
In every age group, the percentage of births to unmarried women has continued to rise.
Baloney, garnished with a one-year marriage rebound.
Foundations fund institutes, which give news to media (while Brad Wilcox gets $35,000 and an "entertainment" line)
So little reflection on such a bad track record—it's enough to make you think that increasing marriage isn't the main goal of the movement.
Some you might find helpful for your own teaching, organized according to the chapters of my forthcoming textbook.
Trust me. My Academic Spare Time Forecast(TM) was 99.6% accurate for the first half of 2011.
Such CV padding -- permitted by a too-credulous media -- is bad news for the public understanding of social science research, and should be called out by social scientists.
The year in review.