Ronald Mincy

Ronald B. Mincy is the Maurice V. Russell Professor of Social Policy and Social Work Practice at Columbia University.

Recent Articles

What About Black Fathers?

Emboldened by the reduction in the welfare rolls,
conservatives have renewed their demands that our welfare system reflect
traditional family values, specifically marriage. But if marriage becomes the
heavily favored family strategy of welfare policy, family-service providers and
other supporters of responsible fatherhood will find it harder to help families
as they actually exist -- families that are not always headed by married couples.