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Generation Gaps in Attitudes and Values from the 1970s to the 1990s

Tom W. Smith

in On the Frontier of Adulthood: Theory, Research, and Public Policy

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226748894
eISBN:
9780226748924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226748924.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter examines the contemporary transition to adulthood by comparing the current entry generation (those aged eighteen to twenty-four) both to earlier emerging generations and to older age ... More


Families of Faith: Challenges to Continuity

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/9780199948659.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Three generations in a family have followed the same religious faith, but the youngest, a member of the Millennial generation, leaves. Why? This chapter describes an era of remarkable religious and ... More


Instilling ‘responsibility’ in the young

Steven Fielding

in The Labour Governments 1964–70 volume 1: Labour and Cultural Change

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719043642
eISBN:
9781781700327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719043642.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter looks at the implications of the ‘generation gap’ for Labour and how members tried to bridge it. The party's various attempts to evoke a positive response among the young were usually ... More


On the Frontier of Adulthood: Emerging Themes and New Directions

Frank F. Furstenberg Jr., Rubén G. Rumbaut, and Richard A. Settersten Jr.

in On the Frontier of Adulthood: Theory, Research, and Public Policy

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226748894
eISBN:
9780226748924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226748924.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

Shifts in culture and society worked together to define adolescence as a meaningful life period separate from childhood and adulthood. Similar forces are at work today to make early adulthood a ... More


The Labour Governments 1964–70 volume 1: Labour and Cultural Change

Steven Fielding

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719043642
eISBN:
9781781700327
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719043642.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This book is the first in the new series The Labour Governments 1964–70 and concentrates on Britain's domestic policy during Harold Wilson's tenure as Prime Minister. It deals, in particular, with ... More


Double-Bind Generation

Anthony Chaney

in Runaway: Gregory Bateson, the Double Bind, and the Rise of Ecological Consciousness

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469631738
eISBN:
9781469631752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631738.003.0007
Subject:
History, Environmental History

The narrative setting for this chapter is Bateson’s 1966 visit to Northern California to speak at the “Two Worlds Symposium” – a student-oriented event dedicated to an exploration of the “generation ... More


Historical Fears: Teens, Technology, and Anxiety

Jacqueline Ryan Vickery

in Worried About the Wrong Things: Youth, Risk, and Opportunity in the Digital World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262036023
eISBN:
9780262339339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036023.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter considers the current moments of moral panic about technology from an historical context and argues that fears are not really about technology, but are driven by broader social changes. ... More


Ohio Departures: George as Progressive Youth in Sherwood Anderson’s Winesburg, Ohio

John James and Tom Ue

in Children and Youth During the Gilded Age and Progressive Era

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479894147
eISBN:
9781479804078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479894147.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the attitudes displayed and the choices made by George Willard, the protagonist in Sherwood Anderson's 1919 book Winesburg, Ohio: A Group of Tales of Ohio Small Town Life, as a ... More


An Experiment in Meta-Evolution

Thomas Bäck

in Evolutionary Algorithms in Theory and Practice: Evolution Strategies, Evolutionary Programming, Genetic Algorithms

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195099713
eISBN:
9780197560921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195099713.003.0013
Subject:
Computer Science, Systems Analysis and Design

So far, the basic knowledge about setting up the parameters of Evolutionary Algorithms stems from a lot of empirical work and few theoretical results. The standard guidelines for parameters such as ... More


Dancing with the Censors: Burmese Performing Arts Keep Time

Catherine Diamond

in Communities of Imagination: Contemporary Southeast Asian Theatres

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835842
eISBN:
9780824871840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835842.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter focuses on Burmese performing arts and how the artists find themselves in a quandary between engagement with the flow of international art and the preservation of local traditions. The ... More


Learning from the Past, Imagining the Future

Gaurav J. Pathania

in The University as a Site of Resistance: Identity and Student Politics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780199488414
eISBN:
9780199097722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199488414.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Education

The strength of Osmania student activism lies in their strong networks between students and alumni. This chapter explores the linkages between 1969 and 2009 generation of activists. It compares the ... More


Consuming Transcendent Media: Videos, Variety Shows, and the New Middle Class

Nhi T. Lieu

in The American Dream in Vietnamese

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665693
eISBN:
9781452946436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665693.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter examines the cultural and representational work of niche media and videotexts produced by and for the Vietnamese diaspora in the United States. As the VCR revolutionized home ... More


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