"Strong families are one of the few bulwarks we have against a public agenda gone haywire," writes Isabel Sawhill.
Philip N. Cohen says that marriage promotion programs for the poor have failed to show much benefit, if any.
Philip N. Cohen says that marriage is the weak link in the success sequence.
W. Bradford Wilcox says that marriage is a key defense against poverty, and he's got the numbers to prove it.
Isabel V. Sawhill considers the success sequence and asks: Why exactly is it correlated with wealth?
Four policy scholars discuss the success sequence, which supposedly offers an exit from poverty in America.