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Millennial fears

Jennie Bristow

in Stop Mugging Grandma: The 'Generation Wars' and Why Boomer Blaming Won't Solve Anything

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780300236835
eISBN:
9780300249422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300236835.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter looks beneath the hype and the horror that characterises Millennial myth-making, and explores the reality that confronts young people in their struggles with education, work, and ... More


Ambivalent adulthood

Jennie Bristow

in Stop Mugging Grandma: The 'Generation Wars' and Why Boomer Blaming Won't Solve Anything

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780300236835
eISBN:
9780300249422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300236835.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter reveals a new and increasingly prominent strain of Millennial angst — the problem of growing up itself — and the ways in which the Boomers have allegedly made that so much harder to do. ... More


Boomer-blaming: An elite bloodsport

Jennie Bristow

in Stop Mugging Grandma: The 'Generation Wars' and Why Boomer Blaming Won't Solve Anything

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780300236835
eISBN:
9780300249422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300236835.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter describes some of the rhetoric and symbolism surrounding the Boomer-blaming phenomenon. The first is the attempt to highlight the apparently divergent fortunes of different age groups. ... More


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