Sociology professor interviewed on childfree by choice movement

University of Maine professor of sociology Amy Blackstone was interviewed by for an addition to a Los Angeles Times article on the economic feasibility of having children in the modern age. Referencing a book she wrote, “Childfree by Choice,” Blackstone said the movement gained momentum in the 1970s with the social and health movements of the time. In the current era of high student-debt and housing markets, she said financial discussions as they relate to children come up even more often.