Millenials: Transnational Citizen - Dealing with Constructivist and Cosmopolitan Perspectives

Demeiati Nur Kusumaningrum

Abstract

This paper aimed to analyse how millenials emerged as the new form of generation based on social sciences studies. It argued millenial generations lived in rapidly changing environment caused by high mobility of people, goods, services, and overwhelming information flows from various online sources. Internet spread out massive information, influences the perceptions and changed people behaviours. This topic used descriptive qualitative research design. It used purposive sampling by 132 students represent millenials generations as a subject of research. Data and information obtained from literature review, polling, and working group discussion. Research subjects were used to test the theoretical foundations regarding the structure of the millennial society. Based on constructivist approach, internet role as an institution internalized values and discourse of modern society. It is constituted new identity as a digital or virtual community. Therefore, millenials appeared as cosmopolitan social structure. It represented transnational world citizen - in terms of political, economic and socio-cultural activities. Millenials lived in market trend behavior and sophisticated technology of information but experienced distrust on friendship and privacy.

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Kusumaningrum D. (2018). Millenials: Transnational Citizen - Dealing with Constructivist and Cosmopolitan Perspectives.In Proceedings of the Annual Conference on Social Sciences and Humanities - Volume 1: ANCOSH, ISBN 978-989-758-343-8, pages 18-21. DOI: 10.5220/0007414400180021


in Bibtex Style

@conference{ancosh18,
author={Demeiati Nur Kusumaningrum},
title={Millenials: Transnational Citizen - Dealing with Constructivist and Cosmopolitan Perspectives},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Annual Conference on Social Sciences and Humanities - Volume 1: ANCOSH,},
year={2018},
pages={18-21},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0007414400180021},
isbn={978-989-758-343-8},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF

JO - Proceedings of the Annual Conference on Social Sciences and Humanities - Volume 1: ANCOSH,
TI - Millenials: Transnational Citizen - Dealing with Constructivist and Cosmopolitan Perspectives
SN - 978-989-758-343-8
AU - Kusumaningrum D.
PY - 2018
SP - 18
EP - 21
DO - 10.5220/0007414400180021