After the Boom: The Politics of Generation X (People, Passions, and Power: Social Movements, Interest Organizations, and the Political Process Series)by Stephen Earl Bennett
Pub. Date: 04/28/1997
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Is the notorious 'Generation X' any different from other generations in terms of its voting behavior, economic circumstances, or general social and political outlook? This book of original essays by distinguished political scientists, economists, and sociologists (some Xers themselves) will be among the first to examine patterns of political and social behavior among this least understood, yet widely maligned, generational group.
Table of ContentsChapter 1 Generations and Change: Some Initial Observations Chapter 2 The "Age of Indifference" Revisited: Patterns of Political Interest/ Media Exposure/ and Knowledge Among Generation X Chapter 3 The Partisanship Puzzle: Identification and Attitudes of Generation X Chapter 4 Political Issues and Political Choice: Belief Systems/ Generations/ and the Potential for Realignment in American Politics Chapter 5 Mixed Signals: Generation X's Attitudes Toward the Political System Chapter 6 Generations and Tolerance: Is Youth Really a Liberalizing Factor? Chapter 7 Hazards Lie Ahead: Economic Prospects for Generation X Chapter 8 Losing Canada? Generation X and the Constitutional Crisis
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