Institute Insights: Where Have All the Cowboys (and Other Men) Gone?
Profound demographic changes of all kinds are radically transforming America’s social, economic and political institutions. Perhaps one of the most troubling is something Urban Investment Strategies Center Director Dr. James Johnson calls the End of Men. The End of Men refers to the decade-long shift in the ratio of male to female students attending institutions of higher learning. The ratio of females to males born each year in the U.S. is roughly 50-50; the ratio among college students swings in favor of females, 60-40.