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10th Anniversary Memorandum
- The Other Side of the ‘Money vs. Marriage’ Debate
What’s to blame for rising inequality in income and family stability is a complex issue that must be addressed from many angles to be fully understood.may 24, '16
- Have Values Fallen Victim to the Culture Wars?
Ethicist and professor of law and medicine Margaret Somerville expands on her latest book "Bird on an Ethics Wire: Battles about Values in the Culture Wars" for STI, with whom she collaborated in 'Construction of New Realities in Medicine.'may 17, '16
- The World Family Map 2015 Report Is Now Available in Spanish
Because three of the project’s academic partners are universities in Latin America, and one in Spain, the Spanish edition is particularly relevant.may 10, '16
Spanish translation of the World Family Map 2015 Report, Mapping Family Change and Child Well-being Outcomes
The collected essays in To Fix or To Heal do more than document the persistence of reductionist approaches and the attendant extension of medicalization to more and more aspects of our lives.
STI is pleased to announce a new collection of essays in which seven STI collaborators contribute chapters. It was published by the Witherspoon Institute and co-sponsored by STI.