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.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 336 pages
- Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
- Publication Date: 29/10/2009
- Category: Sociology: sport & leisure
- ISBN: 9781412903868
- Hardback from £102.39
- PDF from £30.59
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