Generations publications


Studying Generations: Multidisciplinary perspectives, edited by Helen Kingstone and Jennie Bristow. Bristol University Press, 2024 (in press).

100 Years of Identity Crisis, by Frank Furedi. De Gruyter, 2021.

The Corona Generation: Coming of age in a crisis, by Jennie Bristow and Emma Gilland. Zer0 Books, 2020.

Why Borders Matter: Why humanity must relearn the art of drawing boundaries, by Frank Furedi. Routledge, 2020.

Generational Encounters with Higher Education: The academic-student relationship and the University experience, by Jennie Bristow, Sarah Cant and Anwesa Chatterjee. Bristol University Press 2020.

Stop Mugging Grandma: The ‘generation wars’ and why Boomer Blaming won’t solve anything, by Jennie Bristow. Yale University Press, 2019.

The Sociology of Generations: New directions and challenges, by Jennie Bristow. Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.

Baby Boomers and Generational Conflict by Jennie Bristow. Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.

Licensed to Hug, by Frank Furedi and Jennie Bristow. Second edition, Civitas 2010.

‘Who cares for children? The problem of intergenerational contact.’ In Ellie Lee, Jennie Bristow, Charlotte Faircloth and Jane Macvarish, Parenting Culture Studies. Palgrave Macmillan, 2014.

Researching Sex and Lies in the Classroom: Allegations of Sexual Misconduct in Schools, by Pat Sikes and Heather Piper. Routledge, 2009.

Don’t Touch! The Educational Story of a Panic, by Heather Piper and Ian Stronach. Routledge, 2008.

Journal articles

Bristow, J. (2020) ‘Post-Brexit Boomer blaming: The contradictions of generational grievance.’ The Sociological Review, Special Section: Exploring the Legacy of the Baby Boomers: Myths and Realities of Intergenerational Relations in the Twenty-first Century. Published online 23 January 2020; doi: 10.1177/0038026119899882.

Bristow, J. (2019) Les «parents hélicoptères»: une socialisation incertaine des adultes en devenirRevue des Politiques Sociales et Familiales, 133, October.

Bristow, J. (2016) ‘The making of “Boomergeddon”: the construction of the Baby Boomer generation as a social problem in Britain.’ British Journal of Sociology 67(4): 575-591

Bristow, J. (2013) ‘Reporting the Riots: Parenting Culture and the Problem of Authority in Media Analysis of August 2011’. Sociological Research Online 2013, 18 (4) 11