Generation Me – Revised and Updated

Generation Me - Revised and Updated

Number of page: 304
Author: Jean M. Twenge
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Category: Social Science

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About The Author

Jean M. Twenge, PhD, a professor of psychology at San Diego State University, is the author of more than a hundred scientific publications and two books based on her research, Generation Me and The Narcissism Epidemic, as well as The Impatient Woman’s Guide to Getting Pregnant. Her research has been covered in Time, The Atlantic, Newsweek, The New York Times, USA TODAY, and The Washington Post. She has also been featured on the Today show, Good Morning America, Fox and Friends, CBS This Morning, and National Public Radio. She lives in San Diego with her husband and three daughters.


  • katherineemilysmithkatherineemilysmith
    LibraryThing Review Well written an fast paced. Very telling of my generation and the one following. Painful at points with how truthful it is.
  • MizPatiMizPati
    LibraryThing Review This book gives a synoptic view into why it is difficult to relate, teach or even help today’s youth. Their attitude is not innate but rather the result of a society that dwells on the systematic need to gratify whether it is warranted or not.
  • MinnesotaDaveMinnesotaDave
    A must read This is a must read for anyone, young or older, to help them understand the dynamics of what is happing in the minds and hearts of the younger generations. For the younger folk reading this, perhaps
  • robinameliarobinamelia
    LibraryThing Review A must-read. I want to underline every sentence. She sums up so perfectly what we Baby Boomers have done to the current generation. Basically, they are an exaggerated distortion of the ideals we held
  • dramadydramady
    LibraryThing Review Awesome. She’s so right on the money, and her analysis should be the starting point for other research on this generation. She incorporates a lot of examples from different disciplines. Funny and
  • SelimaCatSelimaCat
    LibraryThing Review This book is not, thankfully, a “kids today!” diatribe. The author is firmly rooted in Gen-Me (anyone born post 1960, it seems) and examines her own prejudices, expectations, entitlements as she asks
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    Generation me: why today’s young Americans are more confident, assertive, entitled– and more miserable than ever before In this breezy, insightful sociological analysis of Generation Me, San Diego State University psychologist Twenge-herself a member of the cohort born between the 1970s and 1990s-explains all from the