Fast Future: How the Millennial Generation Is Shaping Our World

Fast Future: How the Millennial Generation Is Shaping Our World

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Paperback, Beacon Press, 2013, ISBN13 9780807044698, ISBN10 0807044695
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Examines how the millennial generation is impacting politics, business, media, and activism, bringing its unique blend of civic idealism and savvy pragmatism to a fast-changing world.

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Examines how the millennial generation is impacting politics, business, media, and activism, bringing its unique blend of civic idealism and savvy pragmatism to a fast-changing world.

A millennial examines how his generation is profoundly impacting politics, business, media, and activism

They've been called trophy kids, entitled, narcissistic, the worst employees in history, and even the dumbest generation. But, argues David Burstein, the millennial generation's unique blend of civic idealism and savvy pragmatism will enable us to overcome a deeply divided nation facing economic and environmental calamities.

With eighty-million millennials (people who are today eighteen to thirty years old) coming of age and emerging as leaders, this is the largest generation in U.S. history, and, by 2020, its members will represent one out of every three adults. They are more ethnically and racially diverse than their elders and have begun their careers at a time when the recession has set back the job market. Yet they remain optimistic about their future and are deeply connected to one another. Drawing on extensive interviews with his millennial peers and compelling new research," "Burstein illustrates how his generation is simultaneously shaping and being shaped by a fast-paced and fast-changing world.

Part oral history, part social documentary, "Fast Future "reveals the impact and story of the millennial generation--in its own words.

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Number of Pages: 206
Number in Series: 1
Original Languages: English
Author: Burstein, David D.
Book Format: Paperback
Publisher: Random House Inc
ISBN-13: 9780807044698
Assembled Product Dimensions (L x W x H): 6.25 x 9.25 x 1.00 Inches
ISBN-10: 0807044695
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