Philip Cohen: Short video explanation of divorce rates


Professor Philip Cohen (blogger of Family Inequality) provides a short description of how divorce rates vary by ethnicity, age, education and length of time married.  A good reminder that the “average” divorce rate doesn’t tell us much about the risk to specific individuals.  (just over 1 minute long).

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Family Inequality Blog– Philip N. Cohen


Philip N. Cohen, a sociologist at the University of Maryland, has developed an excellent blog, Family Inequality, in which he discusses a variety of inequality issues.  He recently published a paper that explore the impact of the recession on divorce rates. (also discussed in this blog).

You can see more of his thoughts and analysis of divorce issues.