The Internet Times Supplement

American Social Trends

In Information on October 20, 2009 at 1:37 pm


The Pew Research Center (Americanised I know) has an interesting set of data representing several social trends in the US. This particular one, covering marriage, divorce etc., triggered off some interesting thought processes. e.g. why is divorce higher in the Bible Belt yet lower in the so called ‘promiscuous’ States like Massachusetts?

Similarly, The Economist has a separate article on the same subject.

Clearly there are moral principles and norms…

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