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Generational Relationships
(926 words)

[German Version]

I. Sociology, Anthropology – II. Social History, Social Ethics

I. Sociology, Anthropology

The sociological interest in the topic of the generations is based on the importance of temporality and the dynamic of individual and collective social processes, especially on the interrelationships between the courses of individual lives, the alterations in institutions and the historical transformation of society and culture. The actual events in the course of a person's life …

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Weymann, Ansgar and Sackmann, Reinhold, “Generational Relationships”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 27 November 2021 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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