Year: 1981 Source: Time, (April 6 1981), p.84 SIEC No: 19830673

This essay discusses the situation of American youth contrasted with earlier generations. Observers have described the youth of the ’80’s as being more traditional, more religious & less rebellious than earlier generations. Discusses the decline of the special estate of youth in U.S. society in that there is less sentiment on the part of parents & authorities toward youth. States that society is disestablishing youth by turning them into adults at puberty.