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Belief

Mark Chaves

in American Religion: Contemporary Trends

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691146850
eISBN:
9781400839957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691146850.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter focuses on one of the few traditional religious beliefs that truly declined in recent decades: believing that the Bible is the inerrant word of God. Generational turnover is an important ... More


Writers: The Older Generation

Ellen Wiles

in Saffron Shadows and Salvaged Scripts: Literary Life in Myanmar Under Censorship and in Transition

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231173285
eISBN:
9780231539296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231173285.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter explores the lives and literary work of the older generation of contemporary writers in Myanmar through three writers: U Win Tin, journalist, politician, co-founder of the NLD with Aung ... More


‘Youthquakes’ and the politicisation of generational identity

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/9780300236835.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter discusses the politicisation of generational identity. It shows that the script of Boomer-blaming has formed the basis for a new political narrative, which has come to view generational ... More


Power Elite Prototypes in the Twentieth Century: The Old and the New

Roderic Ai Camp

in Mexico's Mandarins: Crafting a Power Elite for the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520233430
eISBN:
9780520936386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233430.003.0010
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter divides Mexico's power elite into two major generations, those born between 1910 and 1940, and those born after 1940. The most striking variable across Mexican power elite groups is a ... More


Housing transitions in later life

Andrew Beer, Debbie Faulkner, Chris Paris, and Terry Clower

in Housing transitions through the life course: Aspirations, needs and policy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424280
eISBN:
9781447302520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424280.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter reviews the housing circumstances and housing transition patterns of the current older population and of the baby boomers who are about to be classified as older persons. Although the ... More


The New Elderly Surveillance State

Michael D. Stein and Sandro Galea

in Pained: Uncomfortable Conversations about the Public's Health

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780197510384
eISBN:
9780197510414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197510384.003.0052
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter studies how technology can help keep the older generation safe and at home. If media commentary on this subject is to be believed, the Internet of Things will carry part of the load of ... More


Youth Culture

Frank Noack

in Veit Harlan: The Life and Work of a Nazi Filmmaker

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813167008
eISBN:
9780813167794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167008.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter deals with Harlan’s sudden rise to fame as a theater actor. In 1925, he becomes a member of Berlin’s State Theater and has his breakthrough with Max Halbe’s play Jugend (Youth), a story ... More


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