The Debate Over Family Structure

The question of the importance of family structure, specifically marriage, is back in the limelight. Conservatives are promoting three papers that provide some strong evidence that children raised by married parents do better along a number of dimensions than those raised in other household forms. … Continue reading

Polygamy is NOT the New Monogamy

[The following is a guest post by Lauren K. Hall, Assistant Professor of Political Science at Rochester Institute of Technology.] Christopher Freiman thinks it might be time to legalize polygamy now that same-sex marriage is a legally protected right nation-wide. I’m not so … Continue reading

More on Polygamy

Chris Freiman asks: why not polygamy? For related discusison, see also my 2012 review of Elizabeth Brake’s book on the subject, which advocates extending marital law not only to but even beyond … Continue reading