Child Care Maternity Leave, Americans to Volunteer, Help Your Shy Kid

Child Care Maternity Leave, Americans to Volunteer, Help Your Shy Kid

The Matt Townsend Show - Season 7, Episode 100

  • Apr 26, 2018 4:00 pm
  • 2:18:16 mins

Joya Misra - The US is stingier with child care and maternity leave than the rest of the world (11:35) Joya Misra, Ph.D., is a Professor of Sociology and Public Policy at the University of Massachusetts. Her research and teaching primarily focus on social inequality, including inequalities by gender, race, ethnicity, sexuality, and educational level. Nearly 1 in 4 children in the U.S. are in single-parent households, and in the majority of two-parent households both parents are working, yet childcare is generally unaffordable and paid leave is not available to most U.S. parents. Is the US stingier with child care and maternity leave than the rest of the world? Joya Misra with the info. How to get more Americans to volunteer (57:35) Rebecca Nesbit, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor in the Department of Public Administration and Policy at the University of Georgia. She studies specializing in nonprofit management, volunteerism, and philanthropy. Can you remember the last time that you volunteered? Hopefully, you can but many people probably can’t as U.S volunteering numbers are dipping. Rebecca Nesbit discusses her article on how to get more Americans to volunteer. How to help your shy kid participate in school (1:45:09) Paul Jenkins, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist. He is the author of Pathological Positivity. He is a member of the American Psychological Association, the American Psychology-law Society, and the Utah Psychological Association. Today Dr. Paul joins us to share how to help your shy kid participate in school.

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