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Cover (small) September 2008 Youth Studies Australia

The changing relationship between the generations ...
It could even be good news?

by Michael Pusey

Every year Australian newspapers run articles about the emerging conflict between the baby boomer generation and their now adult children. The stories then get fed out nationwide through talkback hosts. However, the discourse achieves little traction in the public imagination and Michael Pusey suggests that this is because today relations between the generations have something like a mirror-opposite appearance to those that so preoccupied social commentators 30 years ago.

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