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Entries by Philip N. Cohen from 11/2010

Black-White Employment Gaps Drag On

| Posted 11.02.2010 | Business

Since the recession dropped Black women's employment rates below White women's, the new gap persists. And for men it's widening.

Boys Get Less Sex Education

| Posted 11.07.2010 | Healthy Living

Two-thirds of 15-19-year-olds have had formal instruction in methods of birth control. Seems like we should do better, but anyways. I never noticed t...

Married, More and Less: Marriage Age At All-Time High

| Posted 11.10.2010 | Healthy Living

We complete the lines for another decade. It's that time again, when the Census Bureau announces the release of data on family and marriage from the ...

Why Aren't Marriages Getting Happier?

| Posted 11.17.2010 | Healthy Living

Marriage has changed. People's happiness within marriage hasn't (much). You might think, that with all the change in marriage since the 1960s, marria...

The royal heads up

| Posted 11.18.2010 | World

Maybe they're trying to get height right this time. The British royal family has got a marriage on its hands, and this time it involves a man who app...

Hunger in the Human Family

| Posted 11.24.2010 | Healthy Living

Give or take, a billion people are undernourished (on Earth, which is as far as the data extend). It's been a very rough couple of years for world hun...

Weathering health inequality

| Posted 11.26.2010 | Healthy Living

In the early 1990s, Arline Geronimus proposed a simple yet profound explanation for why Black women on average were having children at younger ages th...

Black Men's Marriages

| Posted 11.29.2010 | Healthy Living

An in-depth look at how some Black men see their marriages. Research on marriage trends, and the reasons behind them, tends to focus on the decline i...