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  • Genre:SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • SubGenre:Future Studies
  • Language:English
  • Pages:300
  • eBook ISBN:9780938795612

Global Youth Transforming Our Future

Brave, Comfortable With Diversity, And Caring

by Gayle Kimball Ph.D. View author's profile page

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Overview
Over 4,000 young people from 88 countries reveal trends in youth culture to help us understand our planetary future. Discover the values and religious beliefs of Generations Y and Z, based on their own voices rather than adult conclusions from multiple-choice surveys. This book includes futurists' projections of significant global trends and application of youth values and tactics to recent environmental and other movements.
Description
Over 4,000 young people from 88 countries reveal trends in youth culture to help us understand our planetary future. Discover the values and religious beliefs of Generations Y and Z, based on their own voices rather than adult conclusions from multiple-choice surveys. This book includes futurists' projections of significant global trends and application of youth values and tactics to recent environmental and other movements. Chapter 1: A Global Generation Youth Characteristics; Academic Ageism; Get to Know Eva, Abel, Sahar and Yuan; Glocal Hybrid Youth Culture; Global Media Influence, Global Tends Shaping Our Future; How Youth Will Change the Future Chapter 2: Generation Gap Teenaging of Culture vs. War on Kids; Academics' Viewpoint; A Current Generation Gap? Helicopter Parents Push School Success; What Youths Think About Adults Chapter 3: Traditional Values Critics of Modern Values and Stress; Traditional Rural vs. Modern Urban Values; Conflicting Values; Respect for Elders; Traditional Values in First Generation Immigrant Youth; Youth More Family-Focused Chapter 4:Modern Values Morally Lax and Relativistic?; Cultural Developmental Stages Change Values; Individualism vs. Collective Values; Modern Cultural Creatives; Values in Traditional Muslim Countries; Youth Value Education, Service and Career but Are Anxious Chapter 5: Religious Beliefs Religious Beliefs; Questions About God; Life Purpose; Meaning of Suffering; Youth Participation in Organized Religions: Comments about Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Taoism, Islam, Judaism and Animism; Spirituality Chapter 6: Applied Values: Youth Environmental Activists are Brave Revolutionaries Environmental and Gun Control Activists
About the author
Gayle Kimball, Ph.D., is the author or editor of 18 books who has been a teacher and professor most of her adult life. She is also a world traveler, mom, and Professor Emerita at California State University. She is active on social media
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