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Leisure Studies (Critical Concepts in the Social Sciences)

by Page/Connell

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages1600
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Open LibraryOL7494743M
ISBN 100415411661
ISBN 109780415411660

Leisure Studies. brings together the seminal and seminal-to-be papers in a young and animated field of inquiry, which is nevertheless deeply rooted in the established fields of sociology, history, politics, geography and economics.. This four-volume set traces the disparate interdisciplinary roots of the study of leisure and situates it in its present and future context as a busy research. A unique, international resource for Leisure Studies: in one volume the history, organization and central debates in the field of Leisure Studies are defined, providing a one-stop-shop for students and an agenda for future debate and research : $

Tourism and Leisure Studies The Learner Organization Studies Religion in Society Food Studies Communication and Media Studies e-Learning and Innovative Pedagogies Sport & Society On Sustainability Tourism and Leisure Studies Book . Leisure studies is now part of the core curriculum. This four-volume work seeks to reflect the origins, history and key issues in the discipline.

  The Library has over 30 ebook collections for you to explore. A comprehensive overview of collections, platforms, and more is available in the Ebooks @ uWaterloo Library Guide.. A short listing of Ebook collections for Recreation and Leisure Studies Author: Tom Harding. Leisure Studies | Leisure Studies publishes articles of a high standard on all aspects of leisure studies and from a variety of disciplinary bases, including .


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Leisure Studies (Critical Concepts in the Social Sciences) by Page/Connell Download PDF EPUB FB2

The book: Electronic Inspection Copy available for instructors here What is the Leisure Studies book of leisure in societies where people complain of 'over-work'. How do personal freedom and choice relate to the inequalities of class, gender, disability and ethnicity?Ratings: 0.

Discover delightful children's books with Prime Book Box, a subscription that delivers new books every 1, 2, or 3 months — new customers receive 15% off your first box.5/5(1). In this provocative new book, Tony Blackshaw argues that Leisure Studies is in a quiet but deep state of crisis.

The twenty-first century has brought profound change to all aspects of society, including a plurality of new leisure worlds, and traditional concepts of Leisure Studies. This critical introduction to the field offers a systematic account of the meaning and structure of leisure today.

In short, this is an indispensable, one-stop guide to understanding leisure. Perception assessment of environmental factors related to leisure-time physical activity in an urban stream corridor Gargiulo et al. Published online: 26 Mar SAGE Video Bringing teaching, learning and research to life.

SAGE Books The ultimate social sciences digital library. SAGE Reference The complete guide for your research journey. SAGE Navigator The essential social sciences literature review tool. SAGE Business Cases Real world cases at your fingertips. CQ Press Your definitive resource for politics, policy and people.

The Tourism & Leisure Studies Book Imprint aims to set new standards in participatory knowledge creation and scholarly publication.

Publish with Us Our book imprint complements our journal, offering space for more expansive development of ideas and thematically based anthologies by multiple authors. `This book confirms David Harris' status as a leading theorist in contemporary culture and leisure in the UK.

He offers a distinctive, coherent and authoritative guide to the major concepts and debates that should engage leisure scholars and scholarship' - Dr Peter Bramham, Senior Lecturer in Leisure Studies.

Browse the list of issues and latest articles from Leisure Studies. Book Description Edited by two leading scholars in the field, Leisure Studies is a new title in the Routledge Major Works series, Critical Concepts in the Social Sciences.

It is a four-volume collection of canonical and cutting-edge research in Leisure Studies. The origin of Leisure Studies is comparatively recent. Feminisms in Leisure Studies acknowledges and advances the contribution of feminist theories to leisure knowledge and research. Building upon the strong history of feminist leisure scholarship, the book reviews key feminist theories and offers an overview of a fourth wave of feminism and its relevance to : Diana Parry.

The second locates a concept's origins in the vocabulary of recreation and leisure studies and, paragraph by paragraph, traces to the present how its various mean- SUBSCRIBE TODAY. Full access to this book and o more.

Leisure Studies publishes articles of high quality from theoretically diverse fields within the social sciences and humanities. Shorter research notes and book reviews are also published.

Leisure Matters: The State and Future of Leisure Studies updates and expands Jackson and Burton’s Mapping the Past, Charting the Future () and Leisure Studies: Prospects for the Twenty-First Century (). The need to do so was driven by the significant new developments in the leisure studies field and the arrival of new and upcoming experts in specific areas of.

Leisure Studies Association. Tel: +44 Email: [email protected] LSA Chair Dr. Thomas Fletcher Leeds Beckett University Carneige Faculty Leeds LS6 3QN (UK). Leisure studies are a very contentious area, with many academics arguing that it should not be legitimately included in the fundamental curriculum of sociology.

This textbook explodes that myth by weaving leisure into sociological & social theory foundations, particularly in relation to excluded individuals & communities.

Leisure Matters: The State and Future of Leisure Studies Edited by Gordon J. Walker, David Scott, and Monika Stodolska Venture Publishing, Inc. State College, PennsylvaniaFile Size: KB. A unique, international resource for Leisure Studies: in one volume the history, organization and central debates in the field of Leisure Studies are defined, providing a one-stop-shop for students and an agenda for future debate and research academics.

History of leisure Philosophy of leisure studies Psychology of leisure, positive psychology, and “psychologizing” leisure theory Rethinking sociological leisure studies for the twenty-first century Leisure, health, and physical activity Leisure and religion/spirituality Sport as a leisure behavior Introduction to Recreation and Leisure, Second Edition, is a textbook designed for the first undergraduate course in a recreation or leisure program.

Reviews: 1. The book:Situates the student in the fieldProvides a comprehensive account of the leading approaches to leisureExplores the influence of class, race, gender, ethnicity, disability, and ageDiscusses to role of the stateExamines leisure in the context of changing work relationshipsLocates leisure in the debate around globalization In short, this 5/5(1).A pioneer of leisure studies in India, he was an Honorary Life Member of the World Leisure Organization and also a Senior Fellow and Founder Member of the World Leisure Academy.

He was an Executive Committee Member of the International Sociological Association and was the President of its Research Committee on Sociology of Leisure.In the current time when a growing body of empirical research in leisure studies is drawing attention to the critical understanding of ‘leisurescapes’ as multidimensional entities instead of physical destinations with passive reception of external.