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Leisure Studies : Themes and Perspectives, Paperback / softback Book

Leisure Studies : Themes and Perspectives Paperback / softback

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Electronic Inspection Copy available for instructors hereWhat is the place 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?

This critical introduction to the field offers a systematic account of the meaning and structure of leisure today. The book: * situates the student in the field* provides a comprehensive account of the leading approaches to leisure* explores the influence of class, race, gender, ethnicity, disability and age* discusses to role of the sate* examines leisure in the context of changing work relationships* locates leisure in the debate around globalization In short, this is an indispensable, one-stop guide to understanding leisure.

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  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 336 pages
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Sociology: sport & leisure
  • ISBN: 9781412903868

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