Family violence and abuse lecture, with COVID pandemic discussion

I recorded a video lecture on the subject of family violence and abuse, including intimate partner violence, rape, and sexual abuse, with some discussion of the COVID pandemic implications. The 24-minute video is on YouTube here: https://youtu.be/aDg9PmSqkfk Related pieces that came out after I recorded this: The Telegraph: 'I have five minutes and I need…

Fewer births and divorces, more violence: how the recession affected the American family

I wrote this for The Conversation. Read the original here. Observers may be quick to declare social trends “good” or “bad” for families, but such conclusions are rarely justified. What’s good for one family – or group of families – may be bad for another. And within families, interests do not always align. Divorce is…