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The Next Mormons: How Millennials Are Changing the LDS Church

Jana Riess

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190885205
eISBN:
9780190938277
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190885205.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

American Millennials—the generation born in the 1980s and 1990s—have been leaving organized religion in unprecedented numbers. For a long time, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was an ... More


Encore Adulthood: Boomers on the Edge of Risk, Renewal, and Purpose

Phyllis Moen

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780199357277
eISBN:
9780199357314
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199357277.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This book describes a new life stage, encore adulthood, sandwiched between conventional adulthood—traditional careers and childrearing—and conventional old age. A time of varied paths in work, ... More


Challenges to the New Vision for US Highways

Robert W. Poole Jr.

in Rethinking America's Highways: A 21st-Century Vision for Better Infrastructure

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226557571
eISBN:
9780226557601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226557601.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Four main arguments have suggested that highways will or should play a smaller role in coming decades. Millennials are claimed to be abandoning car ownership. Autonomous vehicles are seen as leading ... More


The End of Youth Car Culture?

Gary S. Cross

in Machines of Youth: America's Car Obsession

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226341644
eISBN:
9780226341781
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226341781.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Despite the vast increase in automobility everywhere, the American obsession with cars still stands out. Yet, despite the multicar household, with vehicles aplenty for teens, the lure of the ... More


Families and Faith: How Religion is Passed Down across Generations

Vern L. Bengtson

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199948659
eISBN:
9780199369867
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199948659.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Few things are more likely to cause heartache for devout parents than seeing their child leave the faith. And it seems, from media portrayals, that this is happening more and more frequently. But is ... More


Being a Headhunter: The Evolution of an Accidental Occupation

James E. Coverdill and William Finlay

in High Tech and High Touch: Headhunting, Technology, and Economic Transformation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501702808
eISBN:
9781501713996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702808.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter discusses how headhunting has evolved as an occupation. Headhunting is an accidental rather than aspirational occupation—it is one that people enter as the result of an event that ... More


“We Need a Revival”: Young Evangelical Women Redefine Activism in New York City

Adriane Bilous

in The New Evangelical Social Engagement

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199329533
eISBN:
9780199369379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199329533.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores current activism amongst evangelical millennials who are showing greater interest in socially conscious endeavors ranging from international social justice to local anti-poverty ... More


Religion and Spirituality Across Generations

Vern L. Bengtson, Norella M. Putney, and Susan C. Harris

in Families and Faith: How Religion is Passed Down across Generations

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199948659
eISBN:
9780199369867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199948659.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Are there generational differences in religion? Do Millennial youth have perceptions of religion and God that are distinctive from Generation Xers or Baby Boomers? This study found generational ... More


Age, Generations, and Participation

Russell J. Dalton

in The Participation Gap: Social Status and Political Inequality

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198733607
eISBN:
9780191797989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198733607.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Political scientists debate whether the Millennial generation is disengaging from politics in contemporary democracies. The ISSP surveys show that the generational decline in participation is largely ... More


The Interviewees

Linda A. Mercadante

in Belief without Borders: Inside the Minds of the Spiritual but not Religious

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199931002
eISBN:
9780199367467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199931002.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The interviewees are categorized according to age cohorts and types. Although there were few “nones” who volunteered to be interviewed from “The Greatest Generation” (1901?1924), there were many ... More


Matching FinTech Advice to Participant Needs: Lessons and Challenges

Stephen L. Deschenes and P. Brett Hammond

in The Disruptive Impact of FinTech on Retirement Systems

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780198845553
eISBN:
9780191880728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198845553.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Pensions and Pension Management, Innovation

The financial services industry is changing rapidly with the arrival of new economies of scale and networking effects attributable to FinTech, particularly via online or ‘robo’ advice. This chapter ... More


The True Believers

Barbara J. Risman

in Where the Millennials Will Take Us: A New Generation Wrestles with the Gender Structure

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780199324385
eISBN:
9780190846794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199324385.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This is the first data chapter. In this chapter, respondents who are described as true believers in the gender structure, and essentialist gender differences are introduced and their interviews ... More


The New Landscape for Customer Engagement

Alan Treadgold and Jonathan Reynolds

in Navigating the New Retail Landscape: A Guide for Business Leaders

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198745754
eISBN:
9780191808180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198745754.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

This chapter considers the ways in which the landscape for shopper engagement with retail enterprises is being changed fundamentally and the opportunities and challenges which this represents for ... More


Youth and Opportunity

Daniel Hart and James Youniss

in Renewing Democracy in Young America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190641481
eISBN:
9780190641504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190641481.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Social Psychology

Characterizing historical cohorts as endowed with distinctive features arising from broad historical forces is useful for some analytic purposes but obscures important differences among individuals ... More


Generational Spillover in the Resistance to Trump

Nancy Whittier

in The Resistance: The Dawn of the Anti-Trump Opposition Movement

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190886172
eISBN:
9780190911843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190886172.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The anti-Trump Resistance involves activists from an unusually wide range of political and chronological generations: movement veterans from the 1960s and 1970s, Generation X activists politicized in ... More


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