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The challenge of children's year 1979 : the "me generation", consumerism, and age-ism

Crow, Ruth and Crow, Maurie (1979) The challenge of children's year 1979 : the "me generation", consumerism, and age-ism. unpublished. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

1979 is the United Nations International Year of the Child. The Federal Government, State Governments and municipal councils have already appointed I.Y.C. Committees. Judging by the first leaflets produced by the Victorian Government's I.Y.C. Committee, these committees will tend to confine "Children's Year" to sentimental and trivial activities. But, similarly to International Women's Year (I.W.Y.) 1975 the campaign around "Children's Year" is beginning to have a life of its own. All sorts of community groups are initiating their own plans for strengthening and extending their activities during Children's Year and new links between organisations are developing.

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Uncontrolled Keywords: 1979, United Nations International Year of the Child, International Women's Year, Women and Labor Conference, 1978, Eva Cox, education, me generation, consumerism, age-ism, nuclear family, social issues, energy crisis, Communist Party of Australia, neighbourhoods, creating community, community child care, trade unions, suburbanisation, national politics, community groups, Lance Sharkey, children's year, CROW-BOX29-26-30-DOC1
Subjects: FOR Classification > 1606 Political Science
Collections > Crow Papers
Depositing User: VU Library
Date Deposited: 23 Sep 2011 00:12
Last Modified: 24 May 2013 04:11
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/16214
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