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The millennial generation

Author: David M Haugen; Susan Musser
Publisher: Detroit : Greenhaven Press, ©2013.
Series: Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Edition/Format:   Book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume explores the topics relating to the millennial generation, also known as Generation Y - typically referring to people with birth dates from the late 1970s to the early 2000s, by presenting varied expert opinions that examine many of the different aspects that comprise these issues. The viewpoints are selected from a wide range of highly respected and often hard-to-find sources and publications. Allows  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David M Haugen; Susan Musser
ISBN: 9780737763263 0737763264 9780737763270 0737763272
OCLC Number: 780161591
Description: 213 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: ch. 1. What defines the Millennial generation? Have we raised a generation of narcissists? / Steve Chapman --
Members of the Millennial generation are not more self-absorbed than previous generations / Jeffrey Jensen Arnett --
Born digital: understanding the first generation of digital natives / John Palfrey and Urs Gasser --
Digital natives do not belong to just one generation / Chris Jones and Laura Czerniewicz --
The Millennial generation lacks a strong work ethic / David N. Bass --
The Millennial generation is productive in the workplace / Brynn Evans --
The Millennial generation is entrepreneurial / Rick Jensen. ch. 2. How motivated and well educated is the Millennial generation? The Millennial generation is highly motivated and overwhelmed with work / Sharon Jayson --
The Millennial generation is not a group of motivated overachievers / Mark Bauerlein --
Education for the Millennial generation should reflect its digital upbringing / Marc Prensky --
The Millennial generation desires a change in civic and political discourse / Caitlin A. Baggott --
Generational stereotyping inhibits education / Mano Singham. ch. 3. What social factors have shaped the Millennial generation? The Millennial generation has inherited numerous problems from the Baby Boomers / Mitchell E. Daniels Jr. --
This Boomer isn't going to apologize / Stephen Moore --
The 9/11 terrorist attacks had a significant impact on the Millennial generation / Eleni Towns --
The impact of 9/11 on the Millennial generation has lessened over time / Joan Garrett. ch. 4. How will the Millennial generation impact the future? What happens when Millennials come together / David D. Burstein --
The Millennial generation holds great promise to radically improve the US government / Russ Linden --
The Millennial generation prefers collective problem-solving over political allegiance / David Schimke --
The Millennial generation is challenging institutional religion in America / Morley Winograd and Michael D. Hais --
The Millennial generation is embracing religion and its orthodoxy / Anna Williams --
The Millennial generation is more accepting of gay and lesbian rights / Robert P. Jones --
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Series Title: Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Responsibility: David Haugen and Susan Musser, book editors.

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This volume explores the topics relating to the millennial generation, also known as Generation Y - typically referring to people with birth dates from the late 1970s to the early 2000s, by presenting varied expert opinions that examine many of the different aspects that comprise these issues. The viewpoints are selected from a wide range of highly respected and often hard-to-find sources and publications. Allows the reader to attain the higher-level critical thinking and reading skills that are essential in a culture of diverse and contradictory opinions.

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