Kay S. Hymowitz is the William E. Simon Fellow at the Manhattan Institute and a contributing editor of City Journal. She writes extensively on childhood, family issues, poverty, and cultural change in America. Hymowitz is the author of Manning Up: How the Rise of Women Has Turned Men into Boys (2011), Marriage and Caste in America: Separate and Unequal Families in a Post-Marital Age (2006), and Liberationís Children: Parents and Kids in a Postmodern Age (2004), among others. She has written for the New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, The New Republic, New York Newsday, Public Interest, The Wilson Quarterly, and Commentary.
Hymowitz has presented her work at many conferences, sits on the board of the journals National Affairs and The Future of Children, and has been interviewed on numerous radio and TV programs. Hymowitz holds a B.A. in English literature from Brandeis University and an M.A. in English literature from Columbia University.
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- The Relationship Between Poverty and Unwed Births, The Daily Signal, 09-07-15
- 'We Believe the Children,' by Richard Beck, The New York Times, 08-21-15
- The Flawed 'Missing Men' Theory, Wall Street Journal, 08-10-15
- Don't Count On A Leftward Push From Millennials, New York Times Room for Debate, 06-29-15
- The Class Gap In Unplanned Babies, RealClearPolicy, 03-17-15
- How Should Conservatives Think About Family Leave?, National Review Online, 01-21-15
- The Fractured Working Class Family, Wall Street Journal, 01-06-15
- Street Harassment Isnít About SexismóItís About Privilege, Time, 11-04-14
- Book Review: 'Breaking In' By Joan Biskupic, Wall Street Journal, 10-10-14
- Gender Gap Journalism , Institute for Family Studies, 09-11-14
- A Letter From A Confused Feminist, The Federalist, 05-28-14
- Can The Gender Gap Be Solved?, The Daily Beast, 04-22-14
- Divorce: It's Way Bigger Than We Thought, Institute for Family Studies, 03-24-14
- As Nonmarital Births Rise, Women Becoming More Likely to Plan Pregnancies, New York Daily News, 02-24-14
- Do Parents Care Enough About School?, New York Times Room for Debate, 02-09-14
- How Single Motherhood Hurts Kids, The New York Times, 02-08-14
- A Woman's (Only) Nation: What's Missing from the Shriver Report, Time, 01-17-14
- The Stubborn Facts Behind The Gender Pay Gap, Institute for Family Studies, 01-08-14
- The War On Poverty At 50, National Review Online, 01-08-14
- The Real Roots Of The Nuclear Family, Institute for Family Studies, 12-23-13
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City Journal articles
- Preschool Stories, Summer 2015
- Did Mass Incarceration Destroy the Black Family?, Summer 2015
- The Great Teen Sex Decline?, 29 July 2015
- Made in Brooklyn, Again, Spring 2015
- Robert Putnams Mission, 27 March 2015
- How Smart is 50 Shades of Grey?, 17 February 2015
- Culture and Achievement, Autumn 2014
- Brooklyns Chinese Pioneers, Spring 2014
- Did Inequality Make Dasani Homeless?, Winter 2014
- The Child Is Father of the Man, 23 December 2013
- Boy Trouble, Autumn 2013
- De Blasios Inequality Dodge, 7 October 2013
- Bed-Stuys (Unfinished) Revival, Summer 2013
- Saving Welfare Reform, Special Issue 2013
- The Plight of the Alpha Female, Autumn 2012
- The Misunderstood Gender Gap, 16 November 2012
- Endangered Welfare Reform, 22 July 2012
- American Caste, Spring 2012
- Time for AIDS Activists to Get Real, 12 April 2012
- Poverty and Newt, Winter 2012
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- Kay Hymowitz speaks with Stephen Eide about his new report "Poverty And Progress In New York III" that focuses on the rise of welfare under Mayor Bill de Blasio , 03-11-15
- Matthew Hennessey and Kay Hymowitz discuss her article, Brooklyn's Chinese Pioneers, 05-04-14
- Charles Murray discusses his new book, Coming Apart: The State of White America, 1960-2010, with Kay Hymowitz, 01-30-12
- Kay Hymowitz discusses her latest article "Why the Gender Gap Won't Go Away. Ever." with Paul Beston, 07-28-11
- Kay Hymowitz discusses her article from the winter 2011 issue of City Journal, "Sarah Palin and the Battle for Feminism," with Ben Plotinsky., 01-20-11
- Benjamin Plotinsky interviews Kay Hymowitz about her latest piece "Love in the Time of Darwinism", 11-17-08
- Kay S. Hymowitz, Stefan Kanfer, and Sol Stern read their stories from City Journal's collection, 'May 1968: 40 Years Later', 05-06-08
- Brian Anderson and Kay Hymowitz Discuss 'Child-Man in the Promise Land', 01-19-08
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