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Australian generations oral history project [sound recording]
Bib ID 5973925
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Access Conditions Access conditions vary. 
Description 2011- 
< 242 > interviews. 
Notes

"This is the first major national project to investigate intergenerational dynamics and the impact of dramatic social, technological and environmental changes on the experiences and attitudes of succeeding Australian Generations. Although the Bicentennial History Project of the 1980s, and the People’s History written in reaction to it, considered aspects of the history of ordinary people’s everyday life, neither focused on generational change or identity (Daniels 1988; Burgmann and Lee 1988). The national scope of our project will advance understanding of the diversity of Australian historical experience within groups and over time. We propose an original and significant historical interrogation of assumptions about Australian Generations. We will question and complicate the commonly accepted Australian generational ascriptions of Builders (born c. 1925-46), Baby Boomers (c. 1947-64), Generation X (c. 1965-79) and Generation Y (c. 1980-94) (McCrindle 2009) and explore questions neglected in survey research about the interactions and overlaps between generations, and the ways in which class, gender, ethnicity, race and region inflect with and cut across age and generation"--Australian Generations Oral History Project (website).

Interviews conducted by: Ben Ross, Catherine Forge (formerly Catherine McLennan), Frank Heimans, Hamish Sewell, John Bannister, Katie Holmes, Matthew Higgins, Nicole Curby, Seamus O'Hanlon, Siobhán McHugh, Susan Marsden and Suzanne Gibson.

Recorded from 16 July 2011- [ongoing].

DCM record; National Library of Australia, Oral History and Folklore collection;

Subjects Age-structured populations - Australia.  |  Baby boom generation - Australia - Interviews.  |  Baby boom generation - Australia - Attitudes.  |  Generation X - Australia - Interviews.  |  Generation X - Australia - Attitudes.  |  Generation Y - Australia - Interviews.  |  Generation Y - Australia - Attitudes.  |  Intergenerational relations - Australia.
Other authors/contributors Bannister, John (William John Egerton), 1967-, Interviewer  |  Curby, Nicole, Interviewer  |  Forge, Catherine, Interviewer  |  Gibson, Suzanne, Interviewer  |  Heimans, Frank, 1943-, Interviewer  |  Higgins, Matthew, 1957-, Interviewer  |  Holmes, Katie, Interviewer  |  Marsden, Susan, 1952-, Interviewer  |  McHugh, Siobhán, 1957-, Interviewer  |  O'Hanlon, Seamus, Interviewer  |  Ross, Ben, Interviewer  |  Sewell, Hamish, 1964-, Interviewer

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