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IGen : why today's super-connected kids are growing up less rebellious, more tolerant, less happy-- and completely unprepared for adulthood (and what this means for the rest of us)

Author: Jean M Twenge
Publisher: New York, NY : Atria Books, [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First Atria books hardcover editionView all editions and formats
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They were born after 1995. They grew up with cell phones, had an Instagram page before they started high school, and do not remember a time before the Internet. They are iGen. In the book that has sparked conversations around the world, Dr. Jean Twenge offers a revelatory portrait of a new generation growing up more slowly and more anxious -- but also more socially tolerant and safe -- then any generation in
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Twenge, Jean M., 1971-
IGEN.
New York, NY : Atria Books, 2017
(DLC) 2017034511
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jean M Twenge
ISBN: 9781501151989 1501151983 9781501152016 1501152017
Language Note: English.
OCLC Number: 965140529
Description: viii, 342 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Who is iGen, and how do we know? --
In no hurry : growing up slowly --
Internet : online time- oh, and other media too --
In person no more : I'm with you, but only virtually --
Insecure : the new mental health crisis --
Irreligious : losing my religion (and spirituality) --
Insulated but not less intrinsic : more safety and less community --
Income insecurity : working to earn- but not to shop --
Indefinite : sex, marriage, and children --
Inclusive : LGBT, gender, and race issues in the new age --
Independent : politics --
Understanding, and saving, iGen.
Responsibility: Jean M. Twenge, Ph. D.

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