Sixty Somethings By Nicola Madge and Paul Hoggart
Category Philosopher Biographies, Women's Studies, Women's Biographies
About Sixty Somethings
The ‘Swinging Sixties’ are commonly depicted as hedonistic days, a point in history remembered for the generation of young people who shed the trappings of their parents and grandparents and, fuelled by sex, drugs, rock ‘n roll, set out to put the world to rights. A time when individuality was heralded and convention widely challenged. A time without precedent. But what was it really like and what is this generation up to now? What did they expect from their lives, and were they so different from those of their parents and grandparents and, indeed, even their children?
About Nicola Madge and Paul Hoggart
Nicola Madge is a psychologist with a long career in social research and currently Honorary Professor at Kingston University London. She has written widely as an academic and is the author of over a dozen books on topics spanning education, disadvantage, health and most recently, young people and religious identity. Paul Hoggart is a journalist and novelist who has written for a variety of publications, including The Times, The Guardian, The Observer, The Independent and the Daily Telegraph.