- CCF Experts Kuperberg and Mazelis’ Student Loan Debt Brief Report Featured on North Carolina Public RadioRead more here: https://www.wunc.org/2021-04-12/what-would-you-do-without-student-debt-a-study-from-unc-greensboro-put-the-question-to-recent-graduates/ Also, check out this feature in Rutgers-Camden News Now: https://news.camden.rutgers.edu/2021/04/additional-student-loan-debt-cancellations-needed-says-sociologist/
- The Difference Debt Makes: College Students and Grads on How Student Debt Affects Their Life ChoicesA new study explores the wide-ranging effects of student loan debt on young adults – and what they would do if they were forgiven.
- CCF’s Kuperberg and Walker Publish New Research on College HookupsNew research by CCF Board Member, Arielle Kuperberg, published with CCF Member Alicia Walker in the Archives of Sexual Behavior examines heterosexual college students who hook up with same-sex partners. This […]
- Turns Out It’s Not How You Feel: It’s How You LookA new briefing report for the Council on Contemporary Families documents how the way you look affects your life prospects.
- Experts Respond to: “In School, Good Looks Help and Good Looks Hurt (But They Mostly Help)”Experts respond to a new briefing report for the Council on Contemporary Families that documents how the way you look affects your life prospects.
- In School, Good Looks Help and Good Looks Hurt (But They Mostly Help)How do your looks affect your life? Is being attractive or unattractive a source of systematic social inequalities in people’s access to wealth, power and privilege? Should we add “beauty bias” to racism and sexism as a type of unacceptable discrimination? A new briefing report for the Council on Contemporary Families documents how the way you look affects your life prospects.
- The Rise of Women: The Growing Gender Gap in Education and What It Means for American SchoolsAccording to the current brief report, “the most important predictor of boys’ achievement is the extent to which the school culture expects, values, and rewards academic effort.” Sociologists Claudia Buchmann (Ohio State) and Thomas DiPrete (Columbia University) present their in-depth findings on the much-debated reasons why women outstrip men in education—also the subject of their new book—in “The Rise of Women: The Growing Gender Gap in Education and What it Means for American Schools.”
- The Long-Range Impact of the Recession on FamiliesBy Valerie Adrian Research Intern Council on Contemporary Families Stephanie Coontz, M.A. Co-Chair and Director of Research and Public Education Council on Contemporary Families Download Full Report as a PDF […]