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?
CCF Board Secretary, Kristi Williams, provides the Huffington Post with her insight on a CDC study of the occurence of sleep deprivation among single parents in: Almost Half Of Single Moms Struggle With This Health Problem And we’re finally doing them the courtesy of studying it.Topics of Expertise: Health & Illness / Parenthood: Motherhood/Fatherhood
CCF Boardmember and Secretary, Kristi Williams, will be the next editor of the Journal of Marriage and Family. Kristi, a sociologist currently with Ohio State, specializes on the influence of family on physical and mental health. Dr. William Avison, who nominated Kristi to the JMF, describes her as “extremely talented” and “one of the stars of research […]
CCF Director Jennifer Glass and Board member Stephanie Coontz join CCF members Ariel Kuperberg and Constance Ahrons in commenting on divorce for Hopes & Fears’s Is Divorce Really That Bad? .Topics of Expertise: Couples Conflict, Separation & Divorce
CCF Research Director Stephanie Coontz is cited in the SCOTUS decision legalizing same-sex marriage, June 26, 2015. Check out this related story in the Seattle Times.Topics of Expertise: History & Trends on Gender, Marriage & Family Life / Marriage & Divorce
The Council on Contemporary Families very own Stephanie Coontz has a column in The Guardian (UK)–the article cites CCF’s April 2nd briefing report on improving men’s uptake of parental leave. Check out her article published today on CNN.com.
Same-Sex Couples May Have More Egalitarian Relationships http://www.wbur.org/npr/373835114/same-sex-couples-may-have-more-egalitarian-relationships National Public Radio (NPR) December 29, 2014Topics of Expertise: Division of Labor in Families / LGBTQ Partnering & Families
CCF’s Dawn Braithwaite was on KFOR’s Lincoln Live radio show discussing children in families with same-sex parents. Listen to the interview on their website (after clicking, scroll down and select “Children in Gay Families”).Topics of Expertise: Child Welfare / LGBTQ Partnering & Families
Pepper Schwartz, Senior CCF Fellow, shares ways to use Miley Cyrus’s performance on the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards as a teaching moment for parents to talk to teens about sexuality, in a CNN Op-Ed piece.
Joshua Coleman, CCF Co-Chair, was on NPR’s forum and on North Carolina’s KQED Radio discussing parenting and empty nests. It’s late August and flocks of future college freshmen have begun their migration to campuses around the country. For parents left at home, it can also be a stressful and sad time.Topics of Expertise: Child Welfare