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Millennials Rising: The Next Great Generation /by Neil Howe and Bill Strauss ; Cartoons by R.J. Matson Summary
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Millennials Rising: The Next Great Generation /by Neil Howe and Bill Strauss ; Cartoons by R.J. Matson Summary

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This book describes the Millenial Generation, which consists of the people born between the years 1982 and 2002. Howe and Strauss argue that contrary to conventional wisdom, Millenials are well-behaved and optimistic and have the potential to be one of America's greatest generations.

Most commentators believe Millenials are continuing and deepening the trend towards cynicism seen in Generation X, but by almost any measure Millenials are doing better than Generation X-ers at a similar age and still improving. Howe and Strauss contend that this improvement is due to increased care given to babies and children in the early-1980s by Baby Boomer parents. The increased attention has made Millenials more special, sheltered, confident, team-oriented, high achieving, pressured, and conventional than either Generation X or Baby Boomers. These attributes make Millenials capable of replacing the G.I. Generation that fought in World War II and is rapidly dying off. Millenials will...

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