Stories by Stephanie Coontz

Stephanie Coontz teaches history and family studies at The Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington, and is Director of Research and Public Education for the Council on Contemporary Families. subscribe to Stephanie Coontz's feed

Posted on: Mar 31, 2016, Source: Basic Books

Selective memory leads grown-ups to try to re-create a past that never existed at all.

Posted on: Oct 21, 2007, Source: Greater Good

Marriage has changed more in the last 30 years than in the previous 3,000, with major economic and social consequences for how families work.

Posted on: Apr 2, 2006, Source: Christian Science Monitor

Despite what naysayers would have you believe, the number of mothers who also work outside the home is actually on the rise.