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Homesick blues

Claude Fischer, professor of sociology | September 7, 2011

On July 29, 1898, a string of headlines in The New York Times read: A DEATH BY NOSTALGIA / The Case of Private Atkins, Who Died of Homesickness, Regarded as Remarkable /  One of the Rarest of Diseases / Dr. E. C. Spitzka . . .  Says It Is Next to Impossible for an American to … Continue reading »

These dads get it

Christine Carter, director, Greater Good Parents | June 15, 2011

The research on dads this year may not be as salacious as, say, the theories about why dad-to-be Anthony Weiner would risk his career and marriage by sending narcissistic and semi-nude photos of himself to women. But the kind of post I’m tempted to write about that (e.g., “How Not to Raise a Weiner”) is clearly … Continue reading »