Both men and women are more likely to cheat on their spouses the more economically dependent they are on them, according to a new study.
Social scientists have long argued documentary films are powerful tools for social change.
A new study suggests that financial factors, including couples' overall resources and wives' ability to support themselves in the event of a divorce, are not predictive of whether marriages last. Rather, it is couples' division ...
The traditional pressure in academia for faculty to "publish or perish" advances knowledge in established areas. But it also might discourage scientists from asking the innovative questions that are most likely to lead to ...
For years social scientists have grappled with the question of why men receive far more media coverage than women, and now a new study reveals the answer.
Civil courts are where many people meet the legal system, dealing with life-altering issues like foreclosure, bankruptcy and child custody.
Recent research has shown that racial segregation in the U.S. is declining between neighborhoods, but a new study indicates that segregation is manifesting itself in other ways—not disappearing.
Rising income inequality, and the resulting scarcity of certain types of jobs, is a key reason young Americans are having babies before getting married.
Local sports clubs and associations are often as segregated as the neighbourhood they are in, suggests a new study. It says that rather than encouraging a mixing of different cultures, they may even reinforce rather than ...
Some 9 million American families lost their homes to foreclosure during the late 2000s housing bust, driving many to economic ruin and in search of new residences.