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Friday, April 23, 2010

Minnesota Public Radio Stories

  • Men are stepping up at home
    A recent report from the Council on Contemporary Families shows men feeling more stress about balancing work and family than their wives. This is partly due to economic changes, but also men are taking more responsibility for home chores and parenting.9:06 a.m.
    Joshua Coleman: Co-chair of the Council on Contemporary Families, a psychologist in private practice and author of numerous books on the family.
    Scott Coltrane: Sociologist and Dean of College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Oregon.
    Paula England: Professor of Sociology and an affiliate of the Clayman Institute for Gender Research. Her research focuses on gender inequality in labor markets.
  • New reasons for boys to read
    A recent study from the Center on Education Policy shows that boys' reading performance lags behind their female peers. It's not the boys' fault, some authors say, but the fault of books that rarely reflect boys' lives.10:06 a.m.
    John Coy: Award-winning author. His latest teen fiction is called "Top of the Order."
    John Chec: Professor of English, University of Florida. He has served as president of the Children's Literature Association.

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