The Millennial's Guide to Changing the World: A New Generation's Handbook to Being Yourself and Living with Purpose
A guide and blueprint to a purposeful millennial existence―and how we can make a difference. What does it mean to be a millennial in this chaotic world? Beyond Snapchat and Tinder, the consumerist culture we’ve inherited, and quarter-life crises, can a millennial aspire to more? Alison Lea... show more
A guide and blueprint to a purposeful millennial existence―and how we can make a difference.
What does it mean to be a millennial in this chaotic world? Beyond Snapchat and Tinder, the consumerist culture we’ve inherited, and quarter-life crises, can a millennial aspire to more?
Alison Lea Sher argues, yes, we can! Packing herself up in an RV, Sher embarks on a road trip in hopes of starting a conversation about what it means to grow up in America, post-Great Recession. Interviewing 150 of her millennial peers as they begin their adult lives―from kids heading straight to Wall Street after college to those sleeping on it―Sher asks: “Who are you; what should you do; and how can you step into your destiny as a stakeholder in society?”
The Millennial’s Guide to Changing the World is a one-of-a-kind ethnographic study on the spotlighted millennial generation, as told by millennials―the largest generation in US history that is now transitioning from adolescence to adulthood. As millennials embark on a young adult quest during a frightening time, how can they enlist the idealism, values, and resistance politics they are so well-known for to discover a sense of self and purpose? Learn how to:
“Adult”―and not in the way society defines it
Ride the technology revolution, instead of letting it ride you
Be ethical, inclusive, and sex-positive in your relationships
Resist the corporate oligarchy we live in
Recognize privilege, embrace diversity, and fight for equality
Save the earth, literally
With intimate stories, ethnographic research, and practical tips, The Millennial’s Guide to Changing the World will inspire every young person, showing them how to optimize their coming-of-age potential in a world that desperately needs it.
Publish date: 2018-05-08
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
I received this ARC at no cost to me for a honest review. This book was a pleasing experience where I felt enlightened and experience of growth once I had put this book down. I highly recommend this for generations to come before and after the millennial because it is a wonderful breath of fresh a...