« Better Way of Identifying ADHD? | Main | Why Grow Up? »

Breadwinner Wives

Hanna Rosin, who wrote the "End of Men" cover story in The Atlantic, explores the growing number of women who out earn their husbands.

To me, the relevant part of this trend lies in the marriage formation stage, better known as the "marriageable mate" dilemma. How many women choose not to marry because they can't find a similarly educated male mate? And what does this mean when those women have babies on their own?

Notice: We recently upgraded our comments. (Learn more here.) If you are logged in as a subscriber or registered user and already have a Display Name on edweek.org, you can post comments. If you do not already have a Display Name, please create one here.
Ground Rules for Posting
We encourage lively debate, but please be respectful of others. Profanity and personal attacks are prohibited. By commenting, you are agreeing to abide by our user agreement.
All comments are public.

Advertisement

Recent Comments

Archives

Categories

Technorati

Technorati search

» Blogs that link here