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Nurturing Pillars of Society: Understanding and Working with the Young Generation in Hong Kong

Francis Wing-lin Lee

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028801
eISBN:
9789882207226
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028801.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The younger generation—those under the age of 25—account for more than a quarter of Hong Kong's population. A much misunderstood group, these people have special characteristics and needs, and some ... More


Social Change and the Accumulation of Incremental Effects

Russell J. Dalton

in Democratic Challenges, Democratic Choices: The Erosion of Political Support in Advanced Industrial Democracies

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199268436
eISBN:
9780191708572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199268436.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter tracks the changes in political support by generations and social status groups over time. The greatest decline in trust in government and political institutions has come among the ... 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


Writers: The Younger 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/9780231173285.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter explores the lives and literary work of the younger generation of contemporary writers in Myanmar through three writers: Nay Phone Latt, blogger, former political prisoner, short story ... More


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


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


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


The Present Shapes Stories about the Past

MELISSA WALKER

in Southern Farmers and Their Stories: Memory and Meaning in Oral History

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124094
eISBN:
9780813134789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124094.003.0006
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines local people's recollection of their experiences concerning the rural transformation in the American South with reference to the present. It suggests that rural southerners' ... More


To “make that country our own country”: The Years, Novelistic Historiography, and the 1930s

Erica Gene Delsandro

in Woolf and the City

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780984259830
eISBN:
9781781382226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780984259830.003.0016
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter explores the literary and historic relationship between Virginia Woolf and the writers of the so-called Younger Generation, a small, homogenous group of male writers who were born in the ... More


Five an Age Full of Virtue

Andrea Muehlebach

in The Moral Neoliberal: Welfare and Citizenship in Italy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226545394
eISBN:
9780226545417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226545417.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Population and Demography

This chapter tracks the ways in which the moral neoliberal is differentially extracted from across the generational spectrum, as public opinion construes the elderly as a privileged locus of publicly ... More


Understanding religious minority communities as civil society actors

Annette Leis-Peters

in Religion and Welfare in Europe: Gendered and Minority Perspectives

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447318972
eISBN:
9781447328957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447318972.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This chapter argues that research in the field of religious minorities needs to move away from the perspective of the majority society in favour of a civil society approach in which the interests of ... More


Modernism and Memorials: Virginia Woolf and Christopher Isherwood

Erica Gene Delsandro

in Virginia Woolf: Writing the World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780990895800
eISBN:
9781781382400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780990895800.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This essay complicates the dominant literary-historical narrative by comparing Virginia Woolf’s Jacob’s Room (1922) and To the Lighthouse (1927) with Christopher Isherwood’s The Memorial (1932) in ... More


How Can We Get Out of the Housing Quandary?

Yue Chim Richard Wong

in Diversity and Occasional Anarchy: On Deep Economic and Social Contradictions in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9789888139446
eISBN:
9789888180349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139446.003.0021
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter looks into why there is an enormous aspiration within the community for homeownership, and glances at the housing policies implemented by the government over the past few decades. It ... More


Contesting Marriage: The Finnish Unromantic Comedy

Jaakko Seppälä

in Nordic Genre Film: Small Nation Film Cultures in the Global Marketplace

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780748693184
eISBN:
9781474412223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748693184.003.0012
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The genre of the romantic comedy was domesticated in the studio era of Finnish cinema that lasted from the early 1930s to late 1950s by filmmakers who admired Hollywood films, an example of whom ... More


Rethinking the Wicked “Son”: Parashat Vaetchanan (Deuteronomy 3:23–7:11)

Julie Pelc

in Torah Queeries: Weekly Commentaries on the Hebrew Bible

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814720127
eISBN:
9780814785249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814720127.003.0045
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This chapter presents a reading in the Parashat Vaetchanan of Deuteronomy, commanding Israelite's to teach the younger generation about God's faithfulness in freeing them from their slavery, as well ... More


Mental Health and Wellbeing in Japan: Social, Cultural, and Political Determinants

Norito Kawakami and Akihito Shimazu

in Health in Japan: Social Epidemiology of Japan since the 1964 Tokyo Olympics

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198848134
eISBN:
9780191882692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198848134.003.0015
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter provides an overview of the history and current status of mental health and mental health care in Japan in the last 50 years. One in 37 people currently receives treatment for any mental ... More


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