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    Stratification and residence

    (3 of 6) Do Economic Factors Contribute to Marital Stability? Children of Divorce 1. 28% of children below the poverty level are living with a divorced parent. 2. 19% of children below the poverty level are living with married parents. 3. 53% of children living in a rented home live with a divorced parent... [click on this image to find a short clip and analysis of how economic inequality is increasingly linked to changes in family structure] Sources on slide 6.


    Class stratification and the Titanic.

    How the American Family Has Changed % of children under 18 living with ... Follow this link to find a short video and analysis of changes to the American family: www.thesociologic... Source: Pew Research Center

    Which Living Arrangements Count as Family? Changes Between 2003 and 2006 [click on this image for a short clip and analysis of Zach Wahls' testimony before an Iowa House Judiciary Committee. Wahls argues that the debate surrounding same-sex marriage pretends to be about what is best for children, but it is really about codifying discrimination against the LGBTQ community] via Sociological Images

    Median Family Income by Family Type

    Rising Share of Never-Married Adults, Growing Race Gap % of adults ages 25 and older who have never been married Follow this link to find a video and analysis, which examines the way the institution of marriage has changed over time: www.thesociologic... Source: Pew Research Center

    If the world were a village of 100 people it would have... #demography

    occupations of taxpayers in the top 1 percent of income

    A view global statistics if the population of the world was 100 people.

    (6 of 9) The Evolution of the American Family: A Look at How Families Have Changed and Grown through the Years Same-Sex, New Family In 2010, 650,000 same-sex couples lived in the United States. Over 111,000 same-sex couples were raising children under the age of 18.... See More

    Social Work 101

    Women's earnings are now a larger share of their family's income. *Note: We're not sure what "MV" is referring to, but the data generally comport with other data we have seen on the topic.

    How the Group Influences What We Think by the WSJ #Psychology #WSJ

    Rising Debt Burden: While the median family income remained fairly stable from 1989 to 2007 (increasing 14%, after adjusting for inflation), the median amount of debt owed nearly tripled and is now considerably greater than the median family income. (Stanford Center on Poverty & Inequality)

    Tree of language

    Why Are Dads Staying Home? More dads are staying home because they are caring for their family or they can't find work. Fewer are staying home due to illness or disability. Source: Pew Research Center

    "If the world were a village of 100 people..." [click on this image to find a short video that also imagines the world as a 100-person village]

    8 Rules of dysfunctional families: Click through for an article on how we get assigned roles in our family of origin that we play out again in our lives.

    Views on Marriage and Family by Age Younger cohorts express an openness to more flexible family strategies Source: Pew Research Center