Sep 18, 2014

Families may differ, but they share common values on parenting

A new Pew Research survey finds widespread agreement among parents over the traits that children should be taught.

Sep 16, 2014

Public is sharply divided in views of Americans in poverty

Poverty is an issue that deeply divides the American public when it comes to how much of a role government should play in alleviating the problems of the poor.

Aug 27, 2014

Within the black community, young and old differ on police searches, discrimination

Recent survey data from the Pew Research Center suggest that there are sharp divides between younger and older blacks on the issues of police searches and discrimination more broadly.

Jun 12, 2014

5 facts about today’s fathers

As the American family changes, fatherhood is changing in important and sometimes surprising ways.

Feb 7, 2014

Parenthood and happiness: It’s more complicated than you think

Social science research offers a more complicated view of the relationship between being a parent and being happy.