Generation, Generationality, Generational Research

Generation: Conceptual dimensions and research perspectives

"Generation" is a basic concept of history. It purports to
explain a specific manifestation of thinking, feeling and acting by
positing that certain factors of socialization and their long-term,
homogeneous effects on a group of people can be grasped as a
collective experience. The similar, parallel experience of history as
a stratification of biographical experience and an imagined common
origin (in time) – such linkages are of fundamental importance to
understanding the formation of generational communities
(Vergemeinschaftungen). The weiterlesen...

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Three generations of the baker's family Zavelberg about 1937. Source / courtesy of Andrea Zavelberg-Bolliger ©
Dieser Beitrag wurde am 09.08.2017 auf dem Portal Docupedia-Zeitgeschichte des Zentrums für Zeithistorische Forschung Potsdam veröffentlicht.
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