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

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

Jean M. Twenge


known as “The Entitlement Generation” or Gen Y, they're storming into faculties, schools, and companies all around the kingdom. during this provocative new ebook, headline-making psychologist and social commentator Dr. Jean Twenge explores why the teens she calls “Generation Me”—those born within the Seventies, Eighties, and 1990s—are tolerant, convinced, open-minded, and impressive but additionally cynical, depressed, lonely, and anxious.

Herself a member of iteration Me, Dr. Twenge makes use of findings from the biggest intergenerational examine research ever conducted—with information from 1.3 million respondents spanning six decades—to show how profoundly various today’s teenagers are. listed below are the surprising truths approximately this iteration, together with dramatic modifications in sexual habit, in addition to debatable predictions approximately what the longer term holds for them and society as a complete. Her frequently funny, eyebrow-raising tales approximately actual humans vividly deliver to lifestyles the hopes and goals, disappointments, and demanding situations of iteration Me.

GenMe has created a profound shift within the American personality, altering what it potential to be anyone in today’s society. The collision of this generation’s entitled self-focus and today’s aggressive industry will create probably the most daunting demanding situations of the hot century. attractive, debatable, prescriptive, humorous, Generation Me will supply Boomers new perception into their offspring, and support these of their kids, 20s, and 30s ultimately make feel of themselves and their pursuits and locate their street to happiness.

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