publication . Thesis . 2015

The construction of the Baby Boomer generation as a social problem in Britain.

Bristow, Jennie;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Feb 2015
  • Country: United States
The research presented in this thesis investigates how the ‘Baby Boomer generation’ has become constructed as a social problem in Britain. I begin by outlining the theoretical orientation of the research, which is grounded in Mannheim’s understanding that the problem of generations is to do with the interaction between generational location and wider social forces. The subsequent chapters present the\ud results of a qualitative media analysis of the Baby Boomer problem, using a sample of British national newspaper articles published between 1986 and 2011 to examine the development of a cultural script. These chapters outline, first, the main features of the\ud B...
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