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Millennial Perspectives on Gender Roles

Winograd, Morley, and Hais, Michael D. “Race? No, Millennials Care Most About Gender Equality.” The Atlantic, 25 October 2013, http://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2013/10/race-no-millennials-care-most-about-gender-equality/430305/. Accessed 18 September 2016. In this article, Winograd and Hais discuss how the millennial perspectives on gender roles differ from … Continue reading

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Adulthood, the past and present

“Is Adulthood Dying?.” Harvard University Press Blog, 23 September 2014, American History, Sociology, http://harvardpress.typepad.com/hup_publicity/2014/09/is-adulthood-dying-steven-mintz.html. Accessed 16 Sept. 2016. This article from Harvard University Press talks about the how the old definition of adulthood from 1950s is diminishing. It asserts that the adulthood … Continue reading

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Adulthood, can it be defined?

Brooks, David. “How Adulthood Happens”. The New York Times, 12 June, 2015, http://www.nytimes.com/2015/06/12/opinion/david-brooks-how-adulthood-happens.html  In this article Brooks talks about how adulthood is “unritualized, unstructured and unnamed” in our society. He describes how college is one of the first steps of … Continue reading

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Polarization in the Millennial Generation: an Annotated Bibliography

Zhengyang “Kris” Weng Professor Fitzsimmons ENGL 1101 Sept 2016 Polarization in the Millennial Generation An Annotated bibliography   “Anybody born only a decade earlier or later might have become a completely different person as far as his own education and … Continue reading

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How the Millennials Are Different from Previous Generations

Hobart, John W. and Sendek, Herb. Key Skills. Gen Y Now: Millennials and the Evolution of Leadership, 2nd Edition, Wiley, April 2014, pp. 91-103. http://site.ebrary.com/lib/gatech/reader.action?docID=10862653&ppg=1 The chapter “Key Skills” in this book describes what the author believes are eight important … Continue reading

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The ultimate adulting–annotated bibliography

1.Nelson, Larry, Willoughby, Brian, Rogers, Adam, Padilla-Walker, Laura ‘What a View!’: Associations Between Young People’s Views of the Late Teens and Twenties and Indices of Adjustment and Maladjustment. Journal of Adult Development. Sep2015, Vol. 22 Issue 3, p125-137. 13p. 5 Charts. This research surveyed the attitude … Continue reading

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Redefining Adulthood (Just for Millennials)

Works Cited: McLeigh, Jill D. and Liepa V. Boberiene. “Young Adults in Conflict: Confident but Struggling, Networked but Disconnected.” American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, vol. 84, no. 6, American Orthopsychiatric Association, 2014, EBSCOhost, EBSCO Industries, http://web.a.ebscohost.com/ehost/detail/detail?vid=2&sid=c974c344-e989-4f19-8f5c-4683c64600c0%40sessionmgr4008&hid=4214&bdata=JnNpdGU9ZWhvc3QtbGl2ZQ%3d%3d#AN=108955813&db=a9h. McLeigh, from the University of … Continue reading

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Common Understanding Redefined

Johnson, Monica Kirkpatrick, Berg Justin Allen, and Sirotzki Toni. “Differentiation in Self-Perceived Adulthood: Extending the Confluence Model of Subjective Age Identity.” Social Psychology Quarterly, Vol. 70, No.3, American Sociological Association, Sep. 2007, pp. 243-61. Accessed 11 Sep 2016. http://www.jstor.org/stable/20141787 The authors, professors … Continue reading

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Transition and Organized Traits? Or Both?

Adulthood as Action   Cook, E. “Adulthood as Action”. Asian Journal of Social Science, Vol. 44 Issue 3, p 317-337. Brill. 2016. EBSCO. http://web.a.ebscohost.com/ehost/detail/detail?vid=6&sid=21867fa4-d090-4740-a001-fb1bdf6c8cb7%40sessionmgr4009&hid=4214&bdata=JnNpdGU9ZWhvc3QtbGl2ZQ%3d%3d#AN=115378772&db=a9h   Summary This article discusses Japanese “freeters,” young to mid-aged adults that are out of school … Continue reading

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The Blog’s Millionth Annotated Bibliography

Sharf, Samantha. “What Is A ‘Millennial’ Anyway? Meet The Man Who Coined The    Phrase.” Http://forbes.com/. Forbes, 24 Aug. 2015. Web. 14 Sept. 2016. Sharf’s article is useful for defining the term “Millenial.” The article summarizes how Neil Howe and William … Continue reading

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