Essays Tagged: "Baby boomer"

Nix the X. This is about how we shouldn't be labeled "Generation X"

eration X' because it is an incorrect label that boomers gave us without justification. The phrase 'Baby Boomer' has a nice ring to it, but 'Generation X', suggests that my generation, those people ag ... e, we are lost. Why do previous generations enjoy titles such as the World War I Generation and the Baby Boomers, while my generation is known as the lazy, do-nothing, bum-off-our-parents Generation X ...

(5 pages) 72 0 5.0 Nov/1995

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Aging population and how it is effecting Australia.

er woman. This new generation of babies created a 'boom' in the population, and so were dubbed the 'baby boomers'. However, the members of this cohort themselves had a very low fertility rate, and so ... ow fertility rate, and so created a significant disproportion in the population's composition. The 'baby-boomer' generation is represented by that bulge in the centre of the graph.You can see that lar ...

(5 pages) 141 0 4.6 Jun/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Marriage And Divorce of the Baby Boomers

Reaction Paper #113 June 2004Marriage and Divorce of the Baby BoomersWhen we speak divorces in today's setting it is important to look at the purposes people ... rces today, I want to give a general description of the ideal marital conceptions.Starting with the baby boomer era the family had become a symbol of status. The baby boomers were expected to grow up, ...

(3 pages) 89 2 4.8 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

*Opinion Paper on the Legalization of Marijuana*-Pro Legalization for Medical Purposes- complete with small works cited-Written fall semester of the 2004-05 year.

arijuana comes up. It'sfunny to me how most of those eyebrows belong to teenagers, like me, and the babyboomer adults that grew up in the 1970's, a.k.a. the psychedelic funk/flower power/ heavydrug us ...

(5 pages) 43 0 3.0 May/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

The Effects of Baby Boomers on Society

The Effects of Baby Boomers on SocietyWorld War II ended and many American soldiers returned home. Their return bro ... xcessive amount of babies to be born. These children born between 1946 and 1964 became known as the baby boomers.Today this group of people would be between the ages of 40 and 58 years. There are arou ... 946 birth rates rose from 2.8 million to 3.4 million over one year. According to Bill Geist another baby boomer turns 50 every 7 seconds. This statement proved to be very accurate.The baby boomers hav ...

(2 pages) 127 1 3.3 Jul/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Advertising Generations.

create a representation of a generation's personality. These different generations include seniors, boomers, generation x, generation y, and millennial.The advertising generation of the seniors is bor ... and over it's a stereotype that all they watch is the news. The fact is that every eight seconds a boomer turns 50. One third of older viewers are also escaping from watching the television's top 20 ...

(4 pages) 55 0 0.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Abuse and Neglect on the elderly

r choice. In your opinion, how is the problem of elder abuse likely to change with the aging of the baby boomer generation?I would analyze this as a social conflict. The elderly are neglected, because ... r abuse is not likely to change; in fact it will get increasingly worse than it is now.With so many baby boomers reaching age 60 and moving into retirement the problem will get increasingly worse, bec ...

(1 pages) 104 0 3.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Informative essay: Characteristics and experiences of social generations.

s, social scientists have created labels for specific age group generations. These generations are: baby boomers, baby busters, echo boomers, and millennium kids. In this paper I will present three ge ... say is to inform the reader of the characteristics and lifestyles of each of these four generations.Baby boomers presently make up the lion's share of the political, cultural, industrial and academic ...

(2 pages) 74 0 3.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Conceptual Points

early twenties are considered part of generation X. These people are forced to take care of a large baby boomer population that is getting older. Generation X kids have got the rap of being lazy and l ... e makes up 13%. I was shocked to see that North America only makes up 5% of the world population 2. Baby boomers now make 20% of the population. These numbers will slowly decline and by the year 2040 ...

(2 pages) 16 0 5.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Stanley Kubrick: Self Made Butcher

ovel, The Shining. The book was "the first widely read novel to cover alcoholism and child abuse in baby-boomer families"� (Amazon). The Shining defined dysfunctional family long before televis ...

(9 pages) 470 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Discuss the causes and economic effects of Australia's aging population in 2007 compared to the projected population in 2027.

y will examine the causes of Australia's ageing population. These causes include: the ageing of the baby boomer generation and improved life expectancies. It will also analyse the positive economic ef ... or cause of Australia's ageing population is lower fertility rates contributed by the ageing of the baby boomer generation. Marchand (1979), states that a baby boomer is a person born between 1944 and ...

(5 pages) 104 1 4.9 Aug/2007

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Aging people's leisure time

021(ABS, 2005). This enormous increase arises from three basic facts: the increased number of “baby- boomers’, the accelerated immigration of young people until the 1970s who are now among t ... tralia since the 1960s. During 1945 to 1966, there was a high birth rate hence labeled as the “baby-boomers”(Philip, 2005). Those people immigrated during 1970s, belongs to aging group now a ...

(6 pages) 99 0 3.0 Aug/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Long term care ltc

s to date.In the next thirty years, 20 % of the population will be over 65 years of age, due to the baby boomer era. Based on statistics, at least 25% or more will require long tern care.Growth of LTC ... al Security Peace of mind Excellent premiums if you buy in your early fifties. To date, many of the baby boomers are past 50 and have not taken the advantage of these low cost premiums.Some LTC insura ...

(3 pages) 57 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Generation-x

Generation-X What is Generation-X .the 'post-baby-boomer' generation.Generation-X is the word that stands for the children of the baby boomer gen ... f the diversity and lack of homogeneity of this population, which stands in sharp contrast with the baby- boomer generation. X stands for the unknown, unpredictable variable..the 52 million Americans ...

(1 pages) 15 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Hollywood Cinema

s. The box office sales were dwindling at a rapid rate and the production houses couldn't grasp the baby boomer market, instead, the youth of that generation were turning towards French New Wave cinem ...

(4 pages) 29 0 5.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film History

People Resourcing - Discuss some of the significant developments that have taken place within the world of work in recent years.

ring the first two thirds of the twentieth Century, while fertility fell steeply after the post-war baby boom. As a result of this smaller groups of people are succeeding the baby boomer. It is though ... of this smaller groups of people are succeeding the baby boomer. It is thought that around 2010 the baby boomers will begin to reach sixty five years old and retire in large numbers. Older workers wil ...

(9 pages) 61 0 3.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management

Labor Market Research

market, and this shortage is expected to increase with the growing need for healthcare, and as the baby boomer age. The nursing universities and colleges in the United States are striving to increase ... tage of 700y 2020” (Nursing Resource International, n.d.). In the south, where the “aging baby boomers” and “senior citizens” have relocated to, the nurse shortage has been in ...

(5 pages) 19 0 5.0 Jul/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

External and Internal Influences Paper

n.AgeAge has always been a significant influence on consumer behavior. Marketers have followed the "baby boomers" lifestyle for this reason. Baby boomers have the most significance in the total popula ... 24 (Derbyshire, D., 2005). The next highest mobile consumers are 14-18. The 19-24 year olds are the baby boom echo generation. The influence to the age influence on consumer behavior is that parents l ...

(8 pages) 64 0 0.0 Jun/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Labor Market Research

market, and this shortage is expected to increase with the growing need for healthcare, and as the baby boomer age. The nursing universities and colleges in the United States are striving to increase ... ected shortage of 700y 2020" (Nursing Resource International, n.d.). In the south, where the "aging baby boomers" and "senior citizens" have relocated to, the nurse shortage has been increasing steadi ...

(5 pages) 21 0 0.0 Jun/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Management Brief

(2 pages) 3 0 0.0 Oct/2013

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers