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eBook Freedom and Constraint: The Paradoxes of Leisure : Ten Years of the Leisure Studies Association (Comedia) ePub

by Leisure Studies Association (Great Britain),Fred Coalter

  • ISBN: 0415006503
  • Category: Social Sciences
  • Subcategory: Other
  • Author: Leisure Studies Association (Great Britain),Fred Coalter
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Routledge (June 1, 1989)
  • Pages: 279
  • ePub book: 1193 kb
  • Fb2 book: 1561 kb
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  • Rating: 4.1
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It takes a critical look at leisure in Britain, Sweden, the Netherlands, and the USA, and at the paradoxes that will determine its future.

The book, based on papers presented to conferences of the Leisure Studies Association, divides into sections on leisure and social change, the relationship between leisure and social structures, and the tension between leisure and employment. It takes a critical look at leisure in Britain, Sweden, the Netherlands, and the USA, and at the paradoxes that will determine its future. Whilst refusing to see leisure as a synonym for social progress and liberalization, it argues that the quality of leisure reflects the quality of society itself.

Author: Leisure Studies Association (Great Britain), Fred Coalter. Presents the most recent arguments on the problems, myths, and misunderstandings of leisure through a lively and controversial debate on class and gender, employment and economic status, age and education. This book should be of interest to students and professionals involved in leisure studies, sports science, recreation management and cultural studies. Download Freedom and Constraint: The Paradoxes of Leisure : Ten Years of the Leisure Studies Association (Comedia) by Leisure Studies Association (Great Britain), Fred Coalter free.

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Freedom and Constraint: The Paradoxes of Leisure, Ten Years of the Leisure Studies Association. For at least the last ten years social theory and philosophy has been dominated by the debate on modernity and postmodernity. Undoing Culture (London: Thousand Oaks. However, the influence of this debate in leisure studies has been uneven. Postmodern arguments have exerted an influence but they have often been misrepresented by the rhetoric of traditions of collectivist thought. This paper argues that postmodernism should be regarded.

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The purpose of this chapter is to situate our discussion of the nature and significance of management and planning in the leisure industries by highlighting the context within which the leisure industries and leisure policy have developed

The purpose of this chapter is to situate our discussion of the nature and significance of management and planning in the leisure industries by highlighting the context within which the leisure industries and leisure policy have developed. An historical perspective is important for three reasons.

While leisure studies has existed for much longer, a first centralized organization for directing leisure studies was established in Birmingham, England, in May 1975, and is known as the Leisure Studies Association

While leisure studies has existed for much longer, a first centralized organization for directing leisure studies was established in Birmingham, England, in May 1975, and is known as the Leisure Studies Association. In 1984, the first international conference was held by the LSA at the University of Sussex in Brighton, which also set the record as the largest LSA event held to date with over 275 attendees.