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Naomi Schaefer Riley

Naomi Schaefer Riley

Naomi Schaefer Riley, a frequent contributor, is a senior fellow at the Independent Women’s Forum.

“Can Robert Putnam Save the American Dream?” That’s the question the Chronicle of Higher Education’s Marc Perry recently asked in a long and reverential article...

Labor’s Love Lost: The Rise and Fall of the Working-Class Family in AmericaBy Andrew J. CherlinRussell Sage Foundation, 258 pages What happened to the working-class sitcoms?...

Overwhelmed: Work, Love, and Play When No One Has the TimeBy Brigid SchulteSarah Crichton Books, 353 pages Brigid Schulte is a journalist at the Washington Post,...

One and Only: The Freedom of Having an Only Child, and the Joy of Being OneBy Lauren SandlerSimon & Schuster, 224 pages Just a few pages...

Becoming Right:How Campuses Shape Young ConservativesBy Amy J. Binder and Kate WoodPrinceton University Press, 422 pages When I was a senior at Harvard and the editor...

How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of CharacterBy Paul ToughHoughton Mifflin Harcourt, 256 pages Less than a week before the Supreme Court heard oral...

God’s Right Hand: How Jerry Falwell Made God a Republican and Baptized the American Right By Michael Sean Winters HarperOne, 440 pages In the days...

“Get her father involved in her dating life.” When I came upon this recommendation (tip number three for getting daughters safely through adolescence) in Caitlin...

Premarital Sex in America: How Young Americans Meet, Mate, and Think About Marrying By Mark Regnerus and Jeremy Uecker Oxford, 312 pages A professor at  Notre Dame once lamented to...