Kōrero: Social sciences

Table of adolescent leisure activities, Hydrotown, 1957

Table of adolescent leisure activities, Hydrotown, 1957

These tables showing adolescent leisure activities are from William John Campbell's 1957 work Hydrotown. From 1952 to 1955 Campbell studied social interaction in Lake Roxburgh village, which he called 'Hydrotown'. This town had been constructed to accommodate workers building the Roxburgh dam on the Clutha River. Campbell was particularly interested in how workers and their families from a wide range of countries interacted, and whether a community was created in what was essentially a transient settlement.

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University of Otago
Reference: W.J. Campbell, Hydrotown: the social history of an industrial boom settlement. Dunedin: University of Otago, 1957

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Peter Clayworth, 'Social sciences - Foundation and growth, 1945 to 1970s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/document/45769/table-of-adolescent-leisure-activities-hydrotown-1957 (accessed 14 August 2020)

He kōrero nā Peter Clayworth, i tāngia i te 22 Oct 2014, updated 30 Jun 2015