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The Greater Generation

the greater generation steinhorn leonard

This book tells the story of their accomplishments. Ironic in light of Mead's own inability to know the difference between when children are playing games with a foreign visitor, and when she is in the presence of real anthropological data. Boomers have not been charlatans, but change agents. There is no review of Clinton's Protection of Marriage Act or the Don't Ask Don't Tell rule for gays in the military. If they were retiring today, we'd be writing columns full of praise for their sacrifice and discussing what our nation owes them and how it's our moral duty to support them. We might see, in fact, that they have advanced American values in ways the Greatest Generation refused to do.

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The Greater Generation by Steinhorn, Leonard

the greater generation steinhorn leonard

Instead of reading doom into recent conservative political victories, Steinhorn sees them as the last gasps of a foiled generation that is dying out. This is a counterintuitive examination of a generation that is far more complex and far more influential than is commonly believed. This provocative journey into a generation's soul is tightly-crafted pattern recognition, consensus validation, memory restoration, and achievement exaltation. To understand how Boomers have changed America, think back to the 1950s—but without the nostalgia. For them there was nothing warm or nurturing about that era. They were not the agents of change that built the far more inclusive, tolerant, free and equal America we have today.

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The Greater Generation

the greater generation steinhorn leonard

And they get only disrespect and sarcasm from the media and, especially, from conservative critics. Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. He lectures nationwide on politics and history for One Day University. The Greater Generation tells their remarkable story. Finally, Professor Steinhorn stresses that Boomers are not yet finished in the battle for a better America. In doing so, they have vilified the Baby Boomers and have tried to change the narrative of history prior to the Boomers.

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The greater generation : in defense of the baby boom legacy : Steinhorn, Leonard : Free Download, Borrow, and Streaming : Internet Archive

the greater generation steinhorn leonard

Polls show how liberal Americans are so election results and legislation must be invalid measures of public opinion. Leonard Steinhorn's The Greater Generation shows us how much better off we all are as a result. Reading this book will giv The Greater Generation is an articulate defense of the Baby Boom generation, and it is a trenchant offense aimed at the generation's many critics. This provocative journey into a generation's soul is tightly-crafted pattern recognition, consensus validation, memory restoration, and achievement exaltation. America today is far more open, inclusive, and equal than at any time in our history, and Boomers are the foot soldiers who made it happen.

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The Greater Generation by Leonard Steinhorn

the greater generation steinhorn leonard

To understand how the Boomers have changed America, think back to the 1950s, but without the nostalgia: women were kept at home, minorities were denied their dignity, homosexuality was a crime, and anyone who marched to a different drummer was labeled un-American. Even baseball great Willie Mays couldn't find a house to buy when the Giants moved from New York to San Francisco in 1957 -- until the mayor intervened. Women were kept at home, minorities were denied their dignity, homosexuality was a crime, and anyone who marched to a different drummer was labeled un-American and viewed as a threat. The Greater Generation tells their remarkable story. This is a counterintuitive examination of a generation that is far more complex and far more influential than is commonly believed.

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The Greater Generation: In Defense of the Baby Boom Legacy by Leonard Steinhorn

the greater generation steinhorn leonard

All they get credit for is knowing how to order a tall skim double latte. But what really is the true legacy of the Boomers? The old ways—the prejudice, narrowmindedness, restrictive sex roles, smoke-filled rooms, double standards, rigid hierarchies—are going, going, gone thanks to Baby Boomers. Those changes continue to gain momentum through each new generation. Overall, a clean and tight copy to add to a collection or read and enjoy. America today is far more open, inclusive, and equal than at any time in our history, and Boomers are the foot soldiers who made it happen. In doing so, he illuminates the critical issues that continue to challenge them and their children.

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Boomers: The Real Greatest Generation

the greater generation steinhorn leonard

He maintains that the best evidence that boomers have won the cultural war is that even the most conservative politicians have to cloak themselves in boomer rhetoric to survive. Steinhorn also reminds younger readers that egalitarian workplace and housing practices taken for granted today were earned first in the battlefield of thought and then the intractable institutions of media and government. To understand how Boomers have changed America, think back to the 1950s—but without the nostalgia. And that's because Baby Boomers, from the Sixties onward, have fought a great cultural war to free America from its prejudices, inequalities, and fears. Women like Hillary Clinton and Michele Bachmann could not have hoped to become president of the United States without the changes wrought by the Baby Boomers. That task fell to the boomers, who almost immediately started breaking down the restrictive codes and repressive convictions of the Greatest Generation's era. The first of this whiny, entitled generation are turning 60 this year, and they'll be demanding even more special treatment in old age than they've gotten the rest of their lives.

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THE GREATER GENERATION by Leonard Steinhorn

the greater generation steinhorn leonard

The Greater Generation tells the story of this generation's accomplishments—and finally gives Boomers their due. He reminds readers of the precipitating dissonance between America's founding ideals and the everyday facts of life that edged young Boomers toward democratic mobilization and cultural revolution. A Freer, More Open Society: Personal freedom, tolerance, openness, transparency, and equality—these are the values of the Baby Boom era, and we live them daily at home, work, school, and in our many relationships. Leonard Steinhorn's The Greater Generation shows us how much better off we all are as a result. That's because Baby Boomers fought a great cultural war to free America from its prejudices, inequalities, and fears.

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The Greater Generation by Leonard Steinhorn

the greater generation steinhorn leonard

But what really is the true legacy of the Boomers? What women are able to do today would have been unimaginable four or five decades ago, at best the stuff of utopian fantasy or science fiction. The Greater Generation tells their remarkable story. All they get credit for is knowing how to order a tall skim double latte. The old ways--the prejudice, narrowmindedness, restrictive sex roles, smoke-filled rooms, double standards, rigid hierarchies--are going, going, gone thanks to Baby Boomers. This is a counterintuitive examination of a generation that is far more complex and far more influential than is commonly believed. And thats because Baby Boomers, from the Sixties onward, have fought a great cultural war to free America from its prejudices, inequalities, and fears. Finally, in its analysis of current right-wing trends as the desperate grasp for fading power by those about to lose it forever.

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