January 26, 2005
New Study Of the Baby Boomer Generation Reveals Surprising Insights
Originally published 12-16-04
The popular image of baby boomers is of white, suburban kids who grew up watching "The Mickey Mouse Club" and protested the Vietnam War, not the children who came of age during the Reagan era.
But a new study by two Duke University sociologists, released as the last of the boomers is turning 40, shows the Baby Boom as a diverse group of people whose experiences differ not only from those of previous generations, but also from each other.
Called "The Lives and Times of the Baby Boomers," this study takes a look at the generation born between 1946 and 1964 as they enter middle age...
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UPDATE: 1-26-05 Kim Campbell of the Christian Science Monitor wrote an article about this new study.
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