General Texts on Social Capital
Mike Lee, An Agenda for Our Time
Alexis de Tocqueville, Democracy in America
Robert Putnam, Bowling Alone
Robert Putnam, Our Kids
Charles Murray, Coming Apart
Yuval Levin, The Fractured Republic
Timothy Carney, Alienated America
Francis Fukuyama, The Great Disruption
Francis Fukuyama, Trust
William Julius Wilson, The Truly Disadvantaged
Elinor Ostrom, Governing the Commons
Raghuram Rajan, The Third Pillar
Michael Novak, The Spirit of Democratic Capitalism
Marvin Olasky, The Tragedy of American Compassion
Making it More Affordable to Raise a Family
Jonathan Last, "America's One-Child Policy"
Jonathan Last, What to Expect When No One's Expecting
Increasing How Many Children are Raised by Happily Married Parents
Kathryn Edin and Maria Kefalas, Promises I Can Keep
Joint Economic Committee, “Love, Marriage, and the Baby Carriage: The Rise of Unwed Childbearing”
Joint Economic Committee, "Rising Unwed Pregnancy and Childbearing across Educational and Racial Groups"
Robert Rector, "Marriage: America's Greatest Weapon Against Child Poverty"
National Marriage Project, "Why Marriage Matters: Thirty Conclusions from the Social Sciences" 3rd Edition
National Marriage Project, "When Marriage Disappears: The New Middle America"
Andrew J. Cherlin, "The Deinstitutionalization of American Marriage"
Linda J. Waite and Maggie Gallagher, The Case for Marriage
Andrew J. Cherlin, The Marriage-Go-Round: The State of Marriage and the Family in America Today
Kay Hymowitz, Jason S. Carroll, W. Bradford Wilcox, and Kelleen Kaye, "Knot Yet: The Benefits and Costs of Delayed Marriage in America"
Robert I. Lerman and W. Bradford Wilcox, "For Richer, For Poorer: How Family Structures Economic Success in America"
Mark Regnerus and Jeremy Uecker, Premarital Sex in America: How Young Americans Meet, Mate, and Think about Marrying
Scott Stanley and Galena Rhoades, "Cohabitation Is Pervasive"
Connecting People to Work
Oren Cass, The Once and Future Worker
Enrico Moretti, The New Geography of Jobs
Robert Gordon, The Rise And Fall of American Growth
Nicholas Eberstadt, Men Without Work
Jason DeParle, American Dream: Three Women, Ten Kids, and a Nation's Drive to End Welfare
Ron Haskins, Work over Welfare
Robert Rector and Vijay Menon, "Understanding the Hidden $1.1 Trillion Welfare System and How to Reform It"
Improving the Effectiveness of Investments in Youth & Young Adults
Laura and John Arnold Foundation, "Evidence Summary for Nurse Family Partnership"
EdChoice, “Fast Facts on School Choice”
Jay P. Greene, "The Moral and Religious Roots of Social and Emotional Learning"
Oren Cass, "How the Other Half Learns"
Rebuilding Civil Society
Robert Nisbet, The Quest for Community
Peter Berger and Richard John Neuhaus, To Empower People
Robert Putnam, American Grace