Phi Beta Cons

Childlessness and Education

Jonathan Last, writing at First Things and cited in an interesting article by Linda Chavez, points out that “‘the percentage of childlessness among women rises in a straight line with educational attainment.’”

Last made this observation with respect to the Palin vice-presidential bid:  

The Palin family’s five children would have been unexceptional 40 years ago, but today constitute something of a fertility freak show . . .  Sarah Palin – smart, accomplished, pretty, maternal and conservative — threatens the notion that there’s only one way to be a modern woman. Her political journey started in the PTA, not at Harvard or Yale Law School. 

Which is of course driving leftist feminists berserk.

Candace de Russy is a nationally recognized expert on education and cultural issues.

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