Politics of Home-ownership, Gift of Failure, Parenting Resolutions
The Matt Townsend Show - Season 7, Episode 4
- Jan 4, 2018 5:00 pm
- 2:28:33 mins
No Place Like Home: Wealth, Community and the Politics of Home-ownership (20:13) Brian McCabe, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor of Sociology at Georgetown University. Teaches courses on urban studies, neighborhood inequalities and quantitative methods for social research. For decades, owning a home has been a major status symbol, and for most Americans, it is the most important and largest financial investment of their lives. It also provides individuals and families with a sense of community. However, how have our nation’s various housing crises, changed the meaning of homeownership? And how has the need for perfectly crafted communities become a source of residential segregation? Dr. Brian McCabe, author of, No Place Like Home: Wealth, Community and the Politics of Homeownership. Dr. McCabe analyzes the challenges of homeownership as it continues to be the main drive for building wealth in the United States. Dr. McCabe shares his research involving the ideology of homeownership and community. The Gift of Failure (1:12:50) Jessica Lahey is the author of The Gift of Failure: How the Best Parents Learn to Let Go So Their Children Can Succeed. She is an educator, speaker, and writer. She writes biweekly Parent-Teacher Conference advice column for the New York Times and is a contributor to the Atlantic. What do we learn from failure? Jessica Lahey, suggests that the best parents learn to let go so their children can succeed. Parenting Resolutions (2:00:03) Heather Johnson, M.S., has been an adjunct faculty member at Brigham Young University for nearly 10 years. She is passionate about teaching students the principles behind successful families and the importance of families spending time together. She blogs at FamilyVolley.com. Heather and Dr. Matt talk about low maintenance mothers. Heather and Dr. Townsend talk about Parenting Resolutions for a New Year.