Hotseat: Stephanie Coontz

On Uncle Sam’s marriage fetish.

For more than 20 years, social historian Stephanie Coontz has been trying to get everyone to reconsider marriage. In five    More
Wednesday, July 9, 2014 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

The Longer Path to Adulthood Explained

Oregon State University professor Richard Settersten and blogger Barbara E. Ray, have spent the last decade surveying 20-somethings to find out why they're taking longer to reach adulthood than previous generations. The result of their research is their book, "Not Quite Adults: Why 20-Somethings are Choosing a Slower Path to Adulthood, and why it's Good for Everyone." Settersten, a professor ...   More
Monday, January 10, 2011 JESSICA LUTJEMEYER

Learn More About Civil Rites

No, we haven't misspelled a word in that headline. It's all part of thinking about California's Prop 8 ban on same-sex marriage in a different way. Some folks think letting the state ban same-sex marriage infringes on the rights of those religious groups that do sanctify them—after all, not everyone is Mormon—and isn't that a flagrant mix of church and state? On Sunday, April ...   More
Thursday, April 2, 2009 Megan Brescini


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