How are family dynamics diversifying?
24 Apr 2018
How are family dynamics diversifying?

Starting a family may once have been as simple as getting married, buying a home, and having kids, but as life stages blur and gender roles become less relevant, the traditional rules are being rewritten. Canvas8 spoke to sociologist Philip N. Cohen to understand how the family unit is changing.

Dr. Philip N. Cohen

Dr. Philip N. Cohen is a sociologist and demographer at the University of Maryland whose research focuses on families, social demography, and social inequality. He has written dozens of academic articles, many essays and op-eds, and two books, including The Family: Diversity, Inequality, and Social Change (2021).

Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith is the Head of Toolkit at Canvas8. With a background in psychology, she has worked with global clients such as Google, Nike, and Mars, exploring everything from what people want from a fake tan to Gen Z’s relationship with social media. Outside of work, you’ll find her binge-watching reality TV, listening to hyperpop, or with her nose buried in a fantasy novel.