The University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 7NZ, T +44 (0)1227 764000
Postgraduate research student
School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research
Supervisor(s): Dr Ellie Lee, Professor Frank Furedi
Year of Study: 2nd
Contemporary parenting culture and the problematisation of intergenerational relations.
The construction of the Baby Boomer as a social problem in Britain.
My research examines how and why the 'baby boom' cohort born immediately after the Second World War has come to be constructed as both a demographic and a cultural problem in Britain today.back to top
- Lee, E., Macvarish, J. and Bristow, J. (2010) 'Editorial: Risk, health and parenting culture'. Health, Risk and Society 12(4): 293-300
- Bristow, J. (2009) Standing Up To Supernanny. Exeter: Imprint Academic
- Lee, E. and Bristow, J. (2009). ‘Rules for Infant Feeding’. In S. Day Sclater, F. Ebtehaj, E. Jackson and M. Richards (eds). Regulating Autonomy, Sex reproduction and the family. Oxford and Portland, Hart. Pp. 73-92
- Frank Furedi and Jennie Bristow (2008 and 2010). Licensed to Hug: How child protection policies are poisoning the relationship between the generations and damaging the voluntary sector. London: Civitas
Adult-child relations and the national vetting scheme'. At the Parenting Culture Studies ESRC Seminar Series no.3, 'Child-rearing in a risk society', Aston University, September 16 and 17, 2009.back to top