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Senior Lecturer in Sociology, Canterbury Christ Church University

Jennie Bristow is senior lecturer in sociology at Canterbury Christ Church University and an associate of the Centre for Parenting Culture Studies. She is author of 'The Sociology of Generations: New directions and challenges' (Palgrave Macmillan 2016, in press); 'Baby Boomers and Generational Conflict' (Palgrave Macmillan 2015), and 'Standing Up To Supernanny' (Imprint Academic 2009). She is co-author of 'Parenting Culture Studies' (Palgrave Macmillan 2014) and 'Licensed to Hug' (Civitas 2010).


  • 2015–present
    Lecturer, Canterbury Christ Church University


  • 2015 
    University of Kent , PhD


  • 2016
    'The Sociology of Generations: New directions and challenges', Palgrave Macmillan
  • 2015
    'Baby Boomers and Generational Conflict', Palgrave Macmillan
  • 2014
    'Parenting Culture Studies', Palgrave Macmillan
  • 2013
    'Reporting the Riots: Parenting Culture and the Problem of Authority in Media Analysis of August 2011', Sociological Research Online
  • 2010
    'Licensed to Hug' , Civitas
  • 2010
    'Editorial: Risk, health and parenting culture', Health, Risk and Society
  • 2009
    'Standing Up To Supernanny' , Imprint Academic

Professional Memberships

  • British Sociological Association