Generation Me

Generation Me

Why Today's Young Americans Are More Confident, Assertive, Entitled--and More Miserable Than Ever Before

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In this provocative and newly revised book, headline-making psychologist Dr. Jean Twenge explores why the young people she calls "Generation Me" are tolerant, confident, open-minded, and ambitious but also disengaged, narcissistic, distrustful, and anxious. Dr. Twenge uses data from 11 million respondents to reveal shocking truths about this generation, including dramatic differences in sexual behavior and religious practice, and controversial predictions about what the future holds for them and society as a whole.
Publisher: New York : Atria Paperback, [2014]
Edition: First Atria paperback edition.
ISBN: 9781476755564
Branch Call Number: 305.242 TWENGE 2014
Characteristics: xvii, 377 pages ; 22 cm


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Dec 23, 2010

The book provides an insightful analysis of today's young adults:
their supreme self-confidence in their own worth, their concern for doing things their way; and the benefits and costs that come from their focus on themselves.

The author draws upon her outstanding research to describe generational differences and their sources.

It is filled with unending statistics.

Excellent read.

Worth referring to others.

Mar 23, 2010

Excellent book. Very informative and insightful into what makes GenMe tick and why. I'm fit in the GenMe category (in the earlier years of the breakdown) and found I fit part of the pattern, but not all. I can definitely see my younger siblings in the examples layed out as GenMe. I highly recommend this book.


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