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PODCAST: Professor Scott Yenor on “The Recovery of Family Life”

The James Wilson Podcast features Professor Scott Yenor of Boise State University on his book examining the challenges facing the modern family.

Author and Professor Scott Yenor joins JWI Deputy Director Garrett Snedeker and intern Peter Spence to discuss his new book, “The Recovery of Family Life”. Professor Yenor’s book explores the problems that the institution of the family is facing in modern society, the causes of these problems, and concrete solutions that we can implement to ensure the stability of marriage and the family going forward. Snedeker, Spence, and Yenor examine different issues discussed in the book and the policy solutions that Yenor suggests. 

Scott Yenor is a Professor of Political Science at Boise State University and a Washington Fellow at the Claremont Institute’s Center for the American Way of Life. 

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The Recovery of Family Life is available for purchase from Baylor University Press here.

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