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Young v. Old

Generational Combat In The 21st Century, 1st Edition

By Susan A. MacManus


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"Census Bureau statistics confirm the changing age profile of the nation, and no amount of Grecian Formula can alter the fact that the population is graying. For a look at where that trend will take the country, MacManus focuses on Florida, which, she says, is what America will look like in the year 2000. Floridians are engaged in intergenerational

Table of Contents

Part 1: An Overview of the Changing Age Profile -- The Nation's Changing Age Profile: What Does It Mean? -- Part 2: Political Participation Differences -- Using the Ballot Box: Registering and Voting -- Activism in Political Parties and Election Campaigns -- Individual and Group Activism: From Writing Letters to Running for Office -- Part 3: Differences in Public Policy Preferences and Priorities -- Taxing and Spending Preferences: Different Generational Priorities? -- Domestic and Foreign Policy: Generational Outlooks and Preferences -- Part 4: Projections for the Future -- How Wide the Generational Divide? Changes over Time

About the Author

Susan A. MacManus is professor of public administration and political science and past chair of the Department of Government and International Affairs at the University of South Florida-Tampa.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General