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Policy Review by topic: Family and Marriage

January 29, 2008

Mothers Alone

Amy L. Wax on The Girls Who Went Away: The Hidden History of Women who Surrendered Children for Adoption in the Decades before Roe v. Wade by Ann Fessler and Single by Chance, Mothers by Choice: How Women are Choosing Parenthood without Marriage and Creating the New American Family by Rosanna Hertz

October 1, 2007

Friends and the Law

Can public policy support the institution of friendship?

December 1, 2005

Too Few Good Men

Amy L. Wax on Promises I Can Keep: Why Poor Women Put Motherhood Before Marriage by Kathryn Edin and Maria Kefalas and American Dream: Three Women, Ten Kids, and a Nation’s Drive to End Welfare by Jason DeParle

October 1, 2005

The Overpraised American

Christopher Lasch's The Culture of Narcissism revisited

August 1, 2005

The Northern America Fertility Divide

Canada’s baby bust

April 1, 2005

Marriage and the Limits of Contract

A libertarian case

December 1, 2004

Eminem is Right

The primal scream of teenage music

August 1, 2004

Lubavitchers and Liberals

Peter Berkowitz on Lubavitchers as Citizens: A Paradox of Liberal Democracy by Jan Feldman

August 1, 2003

Parents or Prisons

When the family fails, the state steps in

December 1, 2002

Overcoming Motherhood

Pushing the limits of reproductive choice