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Constructing Vocational Identity through Virtue

11 days ago

This academic year finds the third class of STI Master’s grant recipients beginning their studies. Jorge Luis Villacís Nieto, a student from Ecuador, provides an overview of his project to research how character development influences vocational identity.

Culture and Lifestyles
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The Freedom to Choose to Have it All

15 days ago

Why should young professionals have to choose between careers and families? Robin Fretwell Wilson argues for proactive effort at the graduate school level to end the “either-or” dilemma.

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The Wealth of Nations Begins at Home

25 days ago

Stable families contribute not only to the success of individuals but to the economic prosperity of the broader society according to W. Bradford Wilcox and Joseph Price. They present their view in the chapter “What Does Family Structure Have to Do with Growth around the Globe,” in the latest publication to stem from an STI experts meeting.

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When All Possible Means Are Too Much

one month ago

Doctor of medicine, priest and university professor of moral theology and bioethics, Pablo Requena has tackled thorny end-of-life issues in his latest book, ¡Doctor no haga todo lo posible! (Doctor, Don’t Do Everything Possible!). 

Bioethics
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What do Children Really Need?

one month ago

A year after reporting on the European Union 7th Framework project “Families And Societies – Changing families and sustainable societies”, we return to examine the findings of one of its reports on the future of families in vulnerable situations.

Family
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Home is Where the Heart of Society Is

2 months ago

The recently published The Home: Multidisciplinary Reflections was launched in Barcelona on October 10, with a round table discussion of the enterprise of the home. Editor and chapter author Antonio Argandoña framed the topic for the audience.

Family
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Five Myths about Fathers, Debunked

2 months ago

Sociologist Brad Wilcox argues that data do not support much of the “received wisdom” the media perpetuates about fathers. He takes on the following five myths:

Family
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Elevating Fatherhood

3 months ago

Active paternal involvement in the lives of children has been shown to make important differences to the health, wellbeing, satisfaction and productivity of individuals and the society they comprise.

Family
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Robert George and Cornel West Practice What They Preach

6 months ago

These two university professors and public intellectuals from “opposite sides” of the political spectrum came together again on the anniversary of Martin Luther King’s death display their “brotherhood” despite ideological differences.

Civil Society