Family and Relationships

The Family That Eats Together

Fall 2002

The Family That Eats Together

Rebecca Sweat

Is the tradition of the family meal doomed? When family members are constantly on the go, one of the first casualties is the family meal.

Tips on Time Out

Fall 2002

Tips on Time-Out

Rebecca Sweat

Are we willing to make spending time with our children a top priority?

Frenzied Families

Fall 2002

Frenzied Families

Rebecca Sweat

Do children need endless structured activities in order to be fulfilled and to ensure a competitive edge as they grow up? 

Assault of the Gender Benders

Summer 2002

Assault of the Gender Benders

David F. Lloyd

Two authors examine the workplace, male violence, androgyny (the feminizing of men), single parents, and the impact of family breakdown and divorce.

Hands-on Parenting

Winter 2002

Hands-on Parenting

Rebecca Sweat

Vision interviews psychologist William Damon, director of the Stanford Center on Adolescence. Damon gives advice on raising children in today’s society.

Biography: Benjamin Spock: Physician, Heal Thyself

Summer 2000

Benjamin Spock: Physician, Heal Thyself

John Meakin

Kae Tattersall

The life of Benjamin Spock, who was instrumental in a child-rearing revolution, is a story of public success that hid private family dysfunction.

Children: Our Legacy for the Future

Summer 2000

Children: Our Legacy for the Future

Brian Orchard

Perhaps the greatest mark any single generation can leave on the next generation is its values. What kind of values are we passing on to our children?

Biography: Niccolò Machiavelli: Fairly Misjudged

Spring 2000

Niccolò Machiavelli: Fairly Misjudged

Wilf Hey

Machiavelli’s Il Principe features at times stark, emotionless evaluations and prescribes actions that grant little or no feeling of a leader toward his subjects.

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