In Issue No. 4 of Berggruen Insights, Stephanie Coontz, CCF’s Director of Research, applies her well honed skills at deconstructing nostalgia to reveal the very real injuries endured by white voters without a college degree. Coontz argues that historic grievances must be clearly voiced and acknowledged in order for this demographic to lay aside its […]
Jane Clayson conducts an in-depth interview with CCF Executive Director Jennifer Glass on the findings and implications of her recent cross cultural study on the happiness gap between parent and non-parents. Check out the interview podcast from the July 11th edition of NPR’s On-Point with Tom Ashbrook.
CCF Director Jennifer Glass‘s briefing on the parental happiness gap in 22 countries received wide coverage in the news and social media. The report identifies policies that have contributed to a parental happiness deficit in the US. Outlets covering the report included, among others: the New York Times, the Chicago Tribune, Time Magazine, NYMag, Fusion, […]Topics of Expertise: Public Policy
In a Washington Post article, “Young people now more likely to live with parents than partners“, CCF Board Member and Director of Research Stephanie Coontz comments on the positive aspects of the growing trend of young adults living with their parents.Topics of Expertise: Cohabitation, Committed Relationships & Marriage
CCF members Heather Boushey, Stephanie Coontz, and Nancy Folbre join other prominent feminists in reflecting on the significance of Anne-Marie Slaughter’s Unfinished Business: Women, Men, Work, Family for Short Takes: Provocations on Public Feminism, an online-first feature of Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society.Topics of Expertise: Feminism & Families / Work & Family
San Antonio Spur David West gave a shout out to Stephanie Coontz’s work in a profile of the athlete, “How David West improved as an NBA player and a person”, in the Oklahoman.
The New Republic has published an introduction to the new version of The Way We Never Were: American Families and the Nostalgia Trap, by CCF’s own, Stephanie Coontz.Topics of Expertise: History & Trends on Gender, Marriage & Family Life
This week, CCF Board Member Josh Coleman sat down with “Knowledge@Wharton” to discuss challenges with multi-generational housing. The interview is available online until March 30 on SiriusXM’s On Demand feature, channel 111. If you don’t have a SiriusXM subscription, they do offer a 30-day free trial subscription at: https://www.siriusxm.com/freetrial[siriusxm.com].Topics of Expertise: Aging
In a Chicago Tribune commentary, CCF President Barbara Risman and Director of Research Stephanie Coontz reflect on what it means to be a woman – and ‘the’ woman – during the 2016 election cycle. Young women may not be the voters that feminists should be courting…Topics of Expertise: Feminism & Families
CCF special report: “The Date’s Not Dead After All: New Findings on Hooking up, Dating, and Romantic Relationships in College”, by Arielle Kuperberg and Joseph E. Padgett, features prominently in ‘This Life with Gracie’, a weekly column in the Atlantic Journal Constitution. NBC covered the piece, as well, in Not Just Hookups: Dating is Thriving on College […]
CCF Research Director and eminent expert on the history of marriage, Stephanie Coontz reflects on the blurred meaning of marital status in Single or married: Does it really matter anymore?, an opinion piece for the Washington Post.Topics of Expertise: History & Trends on Gender, Marriage & Family Life / Singles & Dating
CCF member Linda Nielsen recently received research fan mail from an unusual source, the advertisers at Pantene: “Our creative team… were so inspired by the work you’ve done, it has become a foundational idea for our upcoming Super Bowl digital spot in support for our Strong is Beautiful campaign, featuring top NFL players doing their […]Topics of Expertise: Parenthood: Motherhood/Fatherhood
In his New York Times opinion piece, Americans Put Too Much Weight in Romantic Love, CCF Board member Josh Colemen comments on the nation’s obsession with romantic relationships – reflecting on examples from the Clinton presidency and referencing fellow CCF-er Barbara Risman along the way.Topics of Expertise: Couples Conflict, Separation & Divorce / Gender & Sexuality
RH Fact Check cited CCF members Stephanie Coontz, Nancy Folbre, and Kristi Williams in its review of Jeb Bush’s comments on poverty and marriage, Hard Work and Marriage Aren’t the Magic Cure-Alls for Poverty Jeb Bush Is Hoping For.Topics of Expertise: Economic Inequality / Work & Family
CCF Board Member Pepper Schwartz speaks up on behalf of those born at the end of the greatest generation for CCN’s Which generation has it worse?