A review of the Family Inequality record.
I don't favor using delayed parenthood as an approach to poverty reduction. Here's some of the reasons why.
If we want to help kids, it's time to focus on money, not marriage.
The Cowans offer a defense of Supporting Healthy Marriage, but it's not good enough.
New research. Short version: Fail.
Giving poor people money -- or in-kind benefits -- to help them survive is not a solution to poverty, it's a treatment for poverty. If we had more decency we'd do more of it.
Of all the challenges single-parent families face, poverty need not be one of them.
Instead of trying to change family structure, how about increasing education and reducing the penalty for single parenthood?
Whatever the reasons, it's a shame more Black scholars haven't been there.
Employment down, poverty up, TANF non-responsive; lots of financial, health, food and housing hardship.