From Adorable Baby Bulge to #BoomerRemover


  • Margaret Morganroth Gullette Women’s Studies Research Center, Brandeis





Bouk, Dan. “Generation Crisis: How Population Research Defined the Baby Boomers.” Modern American History, vol.1, no. 3, November 2018. pp. 321–42,

Easterlin, Richard A., Christine Macdonald and Diane J. Macunovich, “How Have American Baby Boomers Fared?: Earnings and Economic Well-Being of Young Adults, 1964–1987.” Journal of Population Economics, vol. 3, no. 4, December 1990, pp. 277–90.

Gullette, Margaret Morganroth. Aged by Culture. U of Chicago P, 2004.

---. “What Do the Suicides of Fifty-Year-Old Men Reveal?: The Public Health Emergency Exposes an Economic and Existential Crisis.” Tikkun, vol. 29, no. 2, 2014, pp. 21–26,

Kelly, Jack. “IBM Accused Of Ageism: Older Workers Are ‘Dinobabies’ Who Should Be Made An ‘Extinct Species,’” Forbes, February 12, 2022, workers-are-dinobabies-who-should-be-made-an-extinct- species/?sh=7db32bee129c.

Moody, Harry R. “Aging America and the Boomer Wars.” The Gerontologist, vol. 48, no. 6, pp.839-44, 2008,

Pollard, Kelvin, Paola Scommegna. “Just How Many Baby Boomers Are There?” Population Reference Bureau, April 16, 2014, many-baby-boomers-are-there/.

Reeves, Richard. “The Pinch: How the Baby Boomers Stole Their Children’s Future.” The Guardian, February 6, 2010.

Wolfe, Tom. “Late Boomers.” The American Spectator, November 1990, sec. The Nation’s Pulse.




How to Cite

Morganroth Gullette, M. “Boomers: From Adorable Baby Bulge to #BoomerRemover”. Age, Culture, Humanities: An Interdisciplinary Journal, vol. 6, Sept. 2022, doi:10.7146/ageculturehumanities.v6i.133335.