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    Cultural generations

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    • 386 Generation

    • The 386 Generation (Korean: 386 세대; sampallyuk sedae) is the generation of South Koreans born in the 1960s who were very active politically as young adults, and instrumental in the democracy movement of the 1980s. The term was coined in the early 1990s, in reference to what was then the latest computer model, ... Read »


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    • 1837 generation

    • The 1837 generation (Spanish: Generación del '37) was an Argentine intellectual movement named after the date a literary hall with most of its members was established. Influenced by the new romantic ideas, they rejected the cultural Spanish heritage of the country. They did not acknowledge any national roots in the ... Read »


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    • Age of Interruption

    • The Age of Interruption refers to a seeming increase in fractured attention due to media tools and virtual multitasking. The term was popularized by Thomas Friedman in a 2006 New York Times opinion editorial. Friedman deemed the age the "malady of modernity", and characterized is as reflecting information overload ... Read »


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    • American-Born Confused Desi

    • "American-Born Confused Desi" ("ABCD") is a term used to refer to South Asian Americans born or raised in the United States, in contrast to those who were born overseas and later settled in the USA. "ABCD" or "American-Born Confused Desi" has become a polarizing factor in the South Asian diaspora in the US, with f ... Read »


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    • Baby boomers

    • Baby boomers are the demographic group born during the post–World War II baby boom, approximately between the years 1946 and 1964. This includes people who are between 53 and 71 years old in 2017, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. However, according to the Strauss–Howe generational theory, baby boomers ... Read »


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    • Beat Generation

    • The Beat Generation is a literary movement started by a group of authors whose work explored and influenced American culture and politics in the post-World War II era. The bulk of their work was published and popularized throughout the 1950s. Central elements of Beat culture are rejection of standard narrative values, ... Read »


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    • Boomerang Generation

    • Boomerang Generation is a term applied to young adults graduating high school and college in the 21st century in Western culture. They are so named for the percentage of whom choose to share a home with their parents after previously living on their own – thus boomeranging back to their parents' residence. This ar ... Read »


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    • Burden of Sandwich Generation

    • The Sandwich Generation is a generation of people (usually in their 30s or 40s) who care for their aging parents while supporting their own children. According to the Pew Research Center, just over one of every eight Americans aged 40 to 60 is both raising a child and caring for a parent, in addition to between seven ... Read »


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    • Burnt Generation

    • In Iran, the Burnt Generation (Persian: Nasl-e Sokhte) is the generation born between 1972 and 1990, having experienced the 1979 revolution, Iran—Iraq war, and political or social consequences of these as children and young adults. This generation resonates with Generation X in the Western world. They were born at ... Read »


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    • Cavalier Generation

    • Cavalier (/ˌkævəˈlɪər/) was first used by Roundheads as a term of abuse for the wealthier Royalist supporters of King Charles I and his son Charles II of England during the English Civil War, the Interregnum, and the Restoration (1642 – c. 1679). It was later adopted by the Royalists themselves. ... Read »


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    • Cavalier Generation (Strauss-Howe Theory)

    • Cavalier (/ˌkævəˈlɪər/) was first used by Roundheads as a term of abuse for the wealthier Royalist supporters of King Charles I and his son Charles II of England during the English Civil War, the Interregnum, and the Restoration (1642 – c. 1679). It was later adopted by the Royalists themselves. ... Read »


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    • Children of the revolution (concept)

    • Children of the revolution is a concept associated with the generation growing up after revolutionary activity. It refers to the first generation of persons born after a revolution. The children of the revolution are a blank slate on which the values of the revolution are imposed. Because the generation have no shared ... Read »


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    • Cusper

    • Cuspers is a name given to those born during the cusp years of two generations. Following their "BridgeWorks Generations Survey", Lancaster and Stillman identified the following cuspers: Traditionalist/Baby Boomer, born 1940-1945; Baby Boomer/Generation Xer, born 1960-1965; and Generation Xer/Millennial, born 1975-198 ... Read »


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    • Digital native

    • The term digital native was coined and popularized by education consultant Marc Prensky in his 2001 article entitled Digital Natives, Digital Immigrants, in which he relates the contemporary decline in American education to educators' failure to understand the needs of modern students. His article posited that "the arr ... Read »


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    • Digital Visitor and Resident

    • The Digital Visitor and Resident (V&R) model provides a framework to depict how user preference and habit motivates engagement with technology and the web. V&R is commonly described as a continuum, with two modes of online engagement at either end, making a separation between different approaches to engagement. People ... Read »


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    • Future generation

    • Future generation or Future generations refers to the generation or generations to come in the future, after the currently living generations of humans. The future generation is contrasted with past generations or generations past. The term started to be used in reference to the impact the currently living generations ... Read »


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    • G.I. Generation

    • G.I. Generation (also known as the Greatest Generation and the WWII Generation) is the demographic cohort following the Lost Generation. There are no precise dates for when this cohort starts or ends; demographers and researchers typically use the early 1900s as starting birth years and ending birth years ranging from ... Read »


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    • Generation

    • A generation is "all of the people born and living at about the same time, regarded collectively." It can also be described as, "the average period, generally considered to be about thirty years, during which children are born and grow up, become adults, and begin to have children of their own." The word generate ... Read »


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    • Generation gap

    • A generation gap or generational gap, is a difference of opinions between one generation and another regarding beliefs, politics, or values. In today's usage, "generation gap" often refers to a perceived gap between younger people and their parents and/or grandparents. Early sociologists such as Karl Mannheim note ... Read »


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    • Generation Jones

    • Generation Jones is a term coined by the author Jonathan Pontell to describe those born from approximately 1954 to 1965, while other sources place the start point at 1956 or 1957. This group is essentially the latter half of the baby boomers to the first years of Generation X. The name "Generation Jones" has several c ... Read »


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    • Generation Snowflake

    • Generation Snowflake, or Snowflake Generation, is a term used to characterise youth who became adults in the 2010s as being more prone to taking offence and less resilient than previous generations, or too emotionally vulnerable to cope with views that challenge their own. It is considered derogatory. "Generation ... Read »


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    • Generation text

    • Generation text is a term referring to those members of society who have grown up with cell phones from a young age. Furthermore, it can be applied to adolescents and teenagers who feel that they are unable to function without a cell phone. The term generation text has been created by several people independently. Dr. ... Read »


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    • Silent Generation

    • The Silent Generation is the demographic cohort following the G.I. Generation. There are no precise dates for when this generation starts or ends; demographers and researchers typically use starting dates ranging from the mid-to-late 1920s and ending dates ranging from the early-to-mid-1940s. While there were many ... Read »


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    • Generationism

    • Generationism is the belief that a specific generation has inherent traits which may be labeled inferior or superior to the traits of another generation. The term is usually applied to claims of superiority in the expressed values, valuations, lifestyles and general beliefs of one generation compared to those of anothe ... Read »


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    • Generations in the workforce

    • The working environment has gone through a major transformation over the last decade, particularly in terms of population in the workforce. The three generations dominating the workforce in 2013 are Baby Boomers, Generation X and Generation Y. The coming decades will see further changes with emergence of newer generati ... Read »


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    • Generations of Chinese leadership

    • Because both the Communist Party of China and the People's Liberation Army promote according to seniority, it is possible to discern distinct generations of Chinese leadership. In official discourse, each group of leadership is identified with a distinct extension of the ideology of the party. Historians have studied v ... Read »


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    • Gilded Generation (Strauss–Howe theory)


    • Golden generation

    • In sport, a golden generation or golden team is an exceptionally gifted group of players of similar age, whose achievements reach or are expected to reach a level of success beyond that which their team had previously achieved. Below is a list of teams who have been referred to by the media as golden generations. ... Read »


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    • Gosei (Japanese diaspora)

    • Gosei (五世?, "fifth generation") is a Japanese diasporic term used in countries, particularly in North America and in Latin America, to specify the great-great-grandchildren of Japanese immigrants (Issei). The children of Issei are Nisei (the second generation). Sansei are the third generation, and their offsp ... Read »


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    • Gray ceiling

    • The gray ceiling is a business/societal phenomenon where the existing workforce of those born during the baby boom era prevents the slightly younger Generation Xers from advancing or being promoted at their jobs. The gray ceiling phenomenon is most likely unintentional. Although it is true that baby boomers are stayin ... Read »


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    • Humanist Generation (Strauss-Howe Theory)

    • The Humanist Generation is the name given by sociologists to describe the generation of people, born 1461–1482. It is an identified cohort within the Strauss–Howe generational theory. This generation came of age at the height of the Middle Ages, just prior to the Reformation and Renaissance. For the educated ... Read »


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    • Liberty Generation

    • The Liberty Generation is an identified cohort within the Strauss–Howe generational theory that describes the generation of people who were born from approximately 1724–1741. According to the authors, notable members include King George III, Czarina Catherine the Great, George Washington, Daniel Boone. ... Read »


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    • Reprisal Generation

    • The Reprisal Generation is the name given by sociologists to describe the generation of people, born 1512–1540. It is an identified cohort within the Strauss–Howe generational theory. ”They spent their childhood amid religious frenzy and a widespread erosion of social authority—and came of age in a ... Read »


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    • Husák's Children


    • Immigrant generations

    • The term first-generation can refer to either people who were born in one country and relocated to another at a young age, or to their children born in the country they have relocated to. The term second-generation refers to children of first-generation immigrants, and thus exhibits the same ambiguity. The term 1.5 gen ... Read »


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    • Interbellum Generation

    • Interbellum Generation is a term (derived from the Latin inter- between and bellum- war) that is sometimes used to denote persons born in the United States during the first decade of the 20th century, often expressed specifically as the years 1901 to 1913. The name comes from the fact that those born during this time w ... Read »


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    • Intergenerational equity

    • Intergenerational equity in economic, psychological, and sociological contexts, is the concept or idea of fairness or justice in relationships between children, youth, adults and seniors, particularly in terms of treatment and interactions. It has been studied in environmental and sociological settings. Since the ... Read »


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    • Intergenerationality

    • Intergenerationality is interaction between members of different generations. Sociologists study many intergenerational issues, including equity, conflict, and mobility: An intergenerational conflict is either a conflict situation between teenagers and adults or a more abstract conflict between two generations, wh ... Read »


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    • Issei

    • Issei (一世?, "first generation") is a Japanese language term used in countries in North America and South America to specify the Japanese people who were first to immigrate. Issei are born in Japan, their children born in the new country are referred to as Nisei (second generation), and their grandchildren are ... Read »


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    • Lost Generation

    • The "Lost Generation" was the generation that came of age during World War I. Demographers William Strauss and Neil Howe outlined their Strauss–Howe generational theory using 1883–1900 as birth years for this generation. The term was coined by Gertrude Stein and popularized by Ernest Hemingway, who used it as ... Read »


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    • Me generation

    • The "Me" generation in the United States is a term referring to the baby boomers generation and the self-involved qualities that some people associate with it. The 1970s were dubbed the "Me" decade by writer Tom Wolfe;Christopher Lasch was another writer who commented on the rise of a culture of narcissism among the yo ... Read »


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    • Millennials

    • Millennials (also known as Generation Y, Generation Me, Echo Boomers, and Peter Pan Generation) are the demographic cohort following Generation X. There are no precise dates for when this cohort starts or ends; demographers and researchers typically use the early 1980s as starting birth years and ending birth years ran ... Read »


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    • MTV Generation

    • The MTV Generation refers to the adolescents and young adults of the 1980s and early 1990s, a time when many were influenced by the MTV television channel. The term is often used synonymously with Generation X. The origin of the phrase has been attributed to the MTV Network itself "to describe the teenagers that domin ... Read »


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    • Nisei

    • Nisei (二世?, "second generation") is a Japanese-language term used in countries in North America and South America to specify the children born in the new country to Japanese-born immigrants (who are called Issei). The Nisei are considered the second generation; and the grandchildren of the Japanese-born immig ... Read »


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    • Oregon Trail Generation

    • The Oregon Trail Generation (sometimes referred to as Xennials and Generation Catalano) is a term referring to those born during the Generation X/Millennials cusp years, typically late 1970s to early 1980s. It is named after the video game The Oregon Trail, the Apple II version of which was played by many GenX/Millenni ... Read »


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    • The Pope's Children


    • Post-80s

    • The Post-'80 (also the Post-1980, Chinese: 八零后; pinyin: bālínghòu) is a colloquial term which refers to the generation, especially in urban cities, whose members were born between 1980 and 1989 in Mainland China after the introduction of the One-child policy. This generation, the first to grow u ... Read »


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    • Post-90s

    • The Post-90s generation (Chinese: 九零後) is a generation in China, especially in urban areas, generally considered to be born between 1990 and 2000 though sometimes considered to start with those born in fall 1989 (as they would graduate with those born in 1990). They are the second generation of Chinese p ... Read »


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    • The ReGeneration

    • The “ReGeneration” refers to people of all ages who share a common interest in renewable resources, recycling and other means of sustaining the earth’s natural environment. In contrast to previous age-specific generations, like the ‘Me Generation, Generation X or Generation Y, this new generation co ... Read »


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    • Revolutionary generation

    • A revolutionary generation is a generation of people for whom a revolution was a major event or influence in their lives. Such revolutions are usually associated with particular nations. The first political generation of leaders in the People's Republic of China are part of the revolutionary generation in China, s ... Read »


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    • Sandwich generation

    • The Sandwich Generation is a generation of people (usually in their 30s or 40s) who care for their aging parents while supporting their own children. According to the Pew Research Center, just over one of every eight Americans aged 40 to 60 is both raising a child and caring for a parent, in addition to between seven ... Read »


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    • Sansei

    • Sansei (三世?, "third generation") is a Japanese and American English term used in parts of the world such as South America and North America to specify the children of children born to Japanese people in the new country. The nisei are considered the second generation, grandchildren of the Japanese-born immigra ... Read »


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    • Sixtiers

    • The Sixtiers (Russian: Шестидесятники) were representatives of а new generation of the Soviet Intelligentsia, most of whom were born between 1925 and 1945, and entered the culture and politics of the USSR during the late 1950s and 1960s — after the Khrushchev Thaw. Thei ... Read »


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    • Strauss–Howe generational theory


    • Strawberry generation

    • Strawberry generation (Chinese: ; pinyin: Cǎoméi zú; or ; cǎoméi shìdài) is a Chinese-language neologism for Taiwanese people born after 1981 who "bruise easily" like strawberries – meaning they can not withstand social pressure or work hard like their parents' generation; the term refers to p ... Read »


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    • Theory of generations

    • Theory of generations (or sociology of generations) is a theory posed by Karl Mannheim in his 1923 essay, "The Problem of Generations." This essay has been described as "the most systematic and fully developed" and even "the seminal theoretical treatment of generations as a sociological phenomenon". According to Mannhe ... Read »


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    • Generation X

    • Generation X, or Gen X, is the demographic cohort following the Baby boomers. There are no precise dates for when this cohort starts or ends; demographers and researchers typically use the starting birth years ranging from the early-to-mid 1960s and ending birth years ranging from the late 1970s to early 1980s. Generat ... Read »


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    • Yonsei (Japanese diaspora)

    • Yonsei (四世?, "fourth generation") is a Japanese diasporic term used in countries, particularly in North America and in Latin America, to specify the great-grandchildren of Japanese immigrants (Issei). The children of Issei are Nisei (the second generation). Sansei are the third generation, and their offspring ... Read »


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    • Generation Z

    • Generation Z (also known as Post-Millennials, the iGeneration, Founders, Plurals, or the Homeland Generation) is the demographic cohort after the Millennials. There are no precise dates for when the Gen Z cohort starts or ends; demographers and researchers typically use starting birth years that range from the mid-1990 ... Read »


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