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Class, Gender and the Opportunity Structure in an Emergent Urban-Industrial Society, Dunedin's Southern Suburbs, 1881-1940

The Caversham Project was started 30 years ago to identify the main social structures and the principal changes occurring in urban New Zealand by using systematic methods and comparative analysis.

Sites of Gender: Women, Men and Modernity, 1890 - 1939

Edited by Barbara Brookes, Annabel Cooper & Robin Law

Auckland University Press 2003, pp 434, Notes, Tables & Bibliography

The book is also available via Google Books and Amazon.





Class and Occupation: The New Zealand Reality

Erik Olssen and Maureen Hickey

University of Otago Press 2005, pp 317, Notes, Tables, Bibliography

Appendix ('Census Occupations listed by class group')






Working Lives Working lives c.1990 : a photographic essay

Erik Olssen

University of Otago Press 2014, 176 pp, B&W photos throughout, & colour paintings

The book is also available via Google Books and Amazon

Interviews: Liam Butler interviews Emeritus Professor Erik Olssen ONZM, PHD (Duke), FRSNZ & FNZAH (12 September 2014)
Reviews: Reid's Reader - A blog of book reviews and comment (29 September, 2014)




Accidental utopia An accidental utopia? : social mobility and the foundations of an egalitarian society, 1880-1940

Erik Olssen, Clyde Griffen and Frank Jones

University of Otago Press 2009, 334 pp, 50 b/w illustrations plus tables

The book is available from Nationwide Book Distributors.
Ebook is available from iPg



Last updated 4th November 2010.