Barbara Dafoe Whitehead
  • The Plight of the High-Status Woman

    Recent fiction, essays, and self-help books (Dumped!, for one) suggest that a harsh new mating system is emerging.

  • Dan Quayle Was Right

    The social-science evidence is in: though it may benefit the adults involved, the dissolution of intact two-parent families is harmful to large numbers of children. Moreover, the author argues, family diversity in the form of increasing numbers of single-parent and stepparent families does not strengthen the social fabric but, rather, dramatically weakens and undermines society