Jennie Bristow
senior lecturer in sociology, Canterbury Christ Church University; author, Stop Mugging Grandma: The ‘Generation Wars’ and Why Boomer-Blaming Won’t Solve Anything

Jennie Bristow is senior lecturer in sociology at Canterbury Christ Church University and an associate of the Centre for Parenting Culture Studies. Her research focuses on the sociology of generations, including debates around intergenerational inequality and conflict; education; and parenting culture. She is author of a number of books, most recently Stop Mugging Grandma: The ‘Generation Wars’ And Why Boomer-Blaming Won’t Solve Anything, published by Yale University Press in June 2019. Jennie’s other books include, The Sociology of Generations: New directions and challenges (Palgrave Macmillan 2016), Baby Boomers and Generational Conflict (Palgrave Macmillan 2015), and Standing Up to Supernanny (Imprint Academic 2009); and co-author of Parenting Culture Studies (Palgrave Macmillan 2014) and Licensed to Hug (Civitas 2010, 2nd edition).


Thursday 17 October, 19:00 The City Arms, 7 Butchery Lane, Canterbury CT1 2JR
Who is stealing young people’s future?

Saturday 2 November, 14:00 Level G Studio
Stop Mugging Grandma: the generation wars

Sunday 3 November, 14:00 Cinema 2
It’s the demography, stupid: does population drive politics?

Saturday 30 November, 16:45 Under Fontänen/Kulturhuset Stadsteatern, Sergelpassagen, Sergels torg
Generation wars: are the young being left out of their future?