The end of middle America? Working class white families are unraveling

Kay Hymowitz, New York Daily News, 12/19/2010

... That seismic shift, outlined in a new report from the National Marriage Project and the Institute for American Values, is towards more divorce, more out of wedlock births and, ipso facto, fewer kids with a hopeful future... The middle Americans in the study are choosing to cohabit rather than to marry; the proportion living together is up 29 percentage points in just 20 years. This increase also well surpasses the numbers for both the most and least educated women.

Subjects: Family, Marriage


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